Lorcieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 16 km from Lorcieres

Visit Lorcieres: highlights and tourist information

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Lorcieres 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 Lorcieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 16 km and Aumont Aubrac at 26 km.

Lorcieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 26 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide


at 45 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 49 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles...

See Pradelles guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide

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Markets in and near Lorcieres

  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (17km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (23km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (34km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (38km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (44km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Lorcieres, France

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

Heritage sites

  • St Chely d'Aubrac pont des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (8km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (38km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (41km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (42km)
  • Puy Griou (47km)
  • Signal du Luguet (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (24km)

Geography and distances

Lorcieres is in the southern-centre of France at 66 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Lorcieres is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lorcieres

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15320

Distance to Lorcieres

from Aurillac (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 528 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaliers, Chaulhac, Clavieres, Julianges, Loubaresse, Ruynes-en-Margeride and Saint-Privat-du-Fau.

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