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Leyvaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leyvaux: highlights and tourist information

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Leyvaux is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 66 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Leyvaux is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 8 km and Parc des Volcans at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leyvaux, 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 Leyvaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Leyvaux

Markets in and near Leyvaux

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (22km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (25km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (29km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (31km)

More information about Leyvaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Leyvaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (23km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (7km)
  • Lac Pavin (25km)
  • Puy de Sancy (31km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (37km)
  • Puy Griou (39km)
  • Lac du Guery (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (41km)
  • Mont Mouchet (44km)
  • Bois Noirs (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (12km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leyvaux

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43450

Distance to Leyvaux

from Aurillac (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anzat-le-Luguet, Auriac-l'Eglise, Autrac, Laurie, Moledes and Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle.

This page in French: Visiter Leyvaux

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