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Laveissenet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laveissenet in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 17 km from Laveissenet

Visit Laveissenet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 17 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Laveissenet, 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 Laveissenet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 35 km (direction west)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle...

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are...

See Mauriac guide


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

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 50 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on...

See Chateau de Val guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laveissenet


Markets in and near Laveissenet

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (27km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (32km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (33km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (43km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (45km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (46km)

More information about Laveissenet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Laveissenet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (43km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (10km)
  • Puy Griou (14km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (17km)
  • Signal du Luguet (29km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Laveissenet is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Laveissenet is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laveissenet

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15300

Distance to Laveissenet

from Aurillac (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 274 km

from Strasbourg: 537 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albepierre-Bredons, Celles, Chastel-sur-Murat, La Chapelle-d'Alagnon, Murat, Ussel, Valuejols and Virargues.

This page in French: Visiter Laveissenet

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