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Laveissiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laveissiere in Cantal

Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 22 km from Laveissiere

Visit Laveissiere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 22 km and Fontanges at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laveissiere, 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 Laveissiere in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 29 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 48 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and...

See Laroquebrou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laveissiere


Markets in and near Laveissiere

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (33km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (35km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (45km)

More information about Laveissiere, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Laveissiere, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (10km)

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) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (30km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (7km)
  • Puy Griou (9km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (12km)
  • Signal du Luguet (28km)
  • Lac Pavin (43km)
  • Mont Mouchet (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (33km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Laveissiere is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Laveissiere is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laveissiere

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15300

Distance to Laveissiere

from Aurillac (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 538 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albepierre-Bredons, Chastel-sur-Murat, Chavagnac, Dienne, Lavigerie and Murat.

This page in French: Visiter Laveissiere

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