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Pleaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mauriac at 13 km from Pleaux

Visit Pleaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 13 km and Tours de Merle at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pleaux, 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 Pleaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and...

See Laroquebrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Salers guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 23 km (direction west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient...

See Gimel-les-Cascades guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

See Correze (village) guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

The area around the cathedral and the river frontage in Tulle both...

See Tulle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pleaux


Markets in and near Pleaux

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (44km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (46km)

More information about Pleaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pleaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (41km)
  • Chateau Montal (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (19km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades de Gimel (35km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (35km)
  • Puy Griou (38km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (43km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (48km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (58km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (15km)

Geography and distances

Pleaux is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Pleaux is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pleaux

Canton: Pleaux

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15700

Distance to Pleaux

from Aurillac (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barriac-les-Bosquets, Chaussenac, Rilhac-Xaintrie and Saint-Martin-Cantales.

This page in French: Visiter Pleaux

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