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Lugarde tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 8 km from Lugarde

Visit Lugarde: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 8 km and Parc des Volcans at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lugarde, 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 Lugarde in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 11 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Salers guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Castle at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lugarde


Markets in and near Lugarde

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (28km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (32km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (33km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about Lugarde, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lugarde, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (48km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (27km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (40km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (44km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (18km)
  • Puy Griou (24km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (24km)
  • Lac Pavin (25km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (26km)
  • Puy de Sancy (27km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (36km)
  • Lac du Guery (37km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (31km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (34km)

Geography and distances

Lugarde is in the southern-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Lugarde is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lugarde

Canton: Condat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15190

Distance to Lugarde

from Aurillac (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 527 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apchon, Condat, Marcenat, Marchastel, Saint-Bonnet-de-Condat and Saint-Saturnin.

This page in French: Visiter Lugarde

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