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Le Claux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 14 km from Le Claux

Visit Le Claux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 14 km and Fontanges at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Claux, 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 Le Claux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), 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 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque...

See La Bourboule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Claux


Markets in and near Le Claux

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (36km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (40km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (41km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (43km)

More information about Le Claux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Claux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (6km)

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) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (21km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (42km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (53km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy Griou (9km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (10km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (12km)
  • Signal du Luguet (29km)
  • Lac Pavin (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (40km)

Geography and distances

Le Claux is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Le Claux is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Claux

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15400

Distance to Le Claux

from Aurillac (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheylade and Lavigerie.

This page in French: Visiter Le Claux

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