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Lavigerie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lavigerie in Cantal

Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 17 km from Lavigerie

Visit Lavigerie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 17 km and Fontanges at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lavigerie, 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 Lavigerie in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 25 km (direction west)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the Monts...

See Saint-Chamant guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lavigerie


Markets in and near Lavigerie

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (34km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (38km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (38km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (44km)

More information about Lavigerie, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lavigerie, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (25km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy Griou (7km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (9km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (9km)
  • Signal du Luguet (28km)
  • Lac Pavin (41km)
  • Puy de Sancy (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (28km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (37km)

Geography and distances

Lavigerie is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Lavigerie is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavigerie

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15300

Distance to Lavigerie

from Aurillac (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 539 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dienne, Laveissiere and Le Claux.

This page in French: Visiter Lavigerie

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