Le Vigean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Vigean in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 2 km from Le Vigean

Visit Le Vigean: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Vigean in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 2 km and Salers at 15 km.

Le Vigean, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontanges guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Val guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

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

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill...

See Chateau de Laroque guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Vigean


Markets in and near Le Vigean

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (2km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (36km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (49km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Vigean, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (55km)
  • Chateau Montal (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (7km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (18km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (30km)
  • Puy Griou (32km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (37km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (49km)
  • Lac Pavin (51km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (54km)
  • Lac du Guery (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (5km)

Geography and distances

Le Vigean is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Le Vigean is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vigean

Canton: Mauriac

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15200

Distance to Le Vigean

from Aurillac (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 554 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Brageac, Chaussenac, Jaleyrac, Mauriac, Salins and Sourniac.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vigean


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