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Paulhenc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Paulhenc in Cantal

Photo is of Laguiole at 23 km from Paulhenc

Visit Paulhenc: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laguiole at 23 km and Saint-Flour at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Paulhenc, 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 Paulhenc in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

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

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle...

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salers guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge...

See Espalion guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vieillevie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Paulhenc


Markets in and near Paulhenc

  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (11km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (34km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (37km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (41km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (50km)

More information about Paulhenc, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Paulhenc, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (27km)

Heritage sites

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) (60km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (19km)
  • Puy Griou (23km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (24km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (34km)
  • Mont Mouchet (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Paulhenc is in the southern-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Paulhenc is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paulhenc

Canton: Pierrefort

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15230

Distance to Paulhenc

from Aurillac (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 557 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cantoin, Gourdieges, Narnhac, Pierrefort, Saint-Martin-sous-Vigouroux, Sainte-Marie and Therondels.

This page in French: Visiter Paulhenc

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