Pierrefort tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pierrefort: highlights and tourist information

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Pierrefort is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Pierrefort is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 24 km and Laguiole at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierrefort, 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 Pierrefort 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 Pierrefort

Markets in and near Pierrefort

  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (15km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (16km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (37km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (38km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (45km)

More information about Pierrefort, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pierrefort, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pierrefort.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (24km)

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 Pierre (Blesle) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (57km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (16km)
  • Puy Griou (20km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (22km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (36km)
  • Mont Mouchet (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Aumont-Aubrac (42km)
  • Massiac (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrefort

Canton: Pierrefort

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 15230

Distance to Pierrefort

from Aurillac (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 553 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brezons, Gourdieges, Narnhac, Paulhenc, Saint-Martin-sous-Vigouroux and Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrefort