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Leynhac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leynhac in Cantal

Photo is of Mourjou at 6 km from Leynhac

Visit Leynhac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mourjou at 6 km and Marcoles at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leynhac, 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 Leynhac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Maurs guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Conques guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights...

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among...

See Cardaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small...

See Capdenac guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and...

See Figeac guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Leynhac


Markets in and near Leynhac

  • Maurs: market Thursday (9km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (22km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (24km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Leynhac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Leynhac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (51km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (34km)
  • Chateau Montal (37km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (40km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (43km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (45km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (45km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (48km)
  • Puy Griou (50km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (51km)

Geography and distances

Leynhac is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Leynhac is 458 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leynhac

Canton: Maurs

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15600

Distance to Leynhac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 458 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 596 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, Calvinet, Marcoles, Mourjou and Saint-Antoine.

This page in French: Visiter Leynhac

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