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Le Rouget tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marcoles at 12 km from Le Rouget

Visit Le Rouget: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 12 km and Laroquebrou at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Rouget, 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 Rouget in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th...

See Marcoles guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire...

See Maurs guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region...

See Mourjou guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most...

See Cardaillac guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away,...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

On the banks of the Lot river the small...

See Vieillevie guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and...

See Le Don du Fel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a...

See Conques guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Rouget


Markets in and near Le Rouget

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (16km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (32km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (34km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (35km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Le Rouget, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Rouget, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (29km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (32km)
  • Assier Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (38km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (41km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (42km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (47km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (39km)

Geography and distances

Le Rouget is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Le Rouget is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Rouget

Canton: Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15290

Distance to Le Rouget

from Aurillac (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cayrols, Glenat, La Segalassiere, Omps, Parlan, Pers, Roumegoux and Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat.

This page in French: Visiter Le Rouget

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