Pleaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pleaux: highlights and tourist information

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Pleaux is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Pleaux is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 13 km and Saint-Chamant at 17 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!


... 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

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

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