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Lavastrie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lavastrie in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 12 km from Lavastrie

Visit Lavastrie: highlights and tourist information

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Lavastrie is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 12 km and Aumont Aubrac at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lavastrie, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lavastrie in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best...

See Laguiole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the...

See Tournemire guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting...

See Marvejols guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide


at 47 km (direction west)

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments but...

See Aurillac guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the...

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 49 km (direction north-west)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the...

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cantal

Map of places to visit near Lavastrie


Markets in and near Lavastrie

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (9km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (24km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (27km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (32km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (40km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (47km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (48km)

More information about Lavastrie, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lavastrie, France

What to do at Lavastrie? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lavastrie.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (45km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (26km)
  • Mont Mouchet (26km)
  • Puy Griou (31km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (32km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Signal du Luguet (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (38km)

Geography and distances

Lavastrie is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Lavastrie is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavastrie

Canton: Saint-Flour-Sud

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15260

Distance to Lavastrie

from Aurillac (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 541 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lavastrie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleuze, Fridefont, Neuveglise and Seriers.

This page in French: Visiter Lavastrie

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