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Polminhac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Polminhac in Cantal

Photo is of Aurillac at 11 km from Polminhac

Visit Polminhac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 11 km and Tournemire at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Polminhac, 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 Polminhac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salers guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 34 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Polminhac


Markets in and near Polminhac

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (14km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (22km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (34km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Polminhac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Polminhac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (16km)
  • Puy Griou (18km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (19km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (52km)
  • Signal du Luguet (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (30km)

Geography and distances

Polminhac is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Polminhac is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Polminhac

Canton: Vic-sur-Cère

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15800

Distance to Polminhac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badailhac, Giou-de-Mamou, Saint-Etienne-de-Carlat, Velzic, Vic-sur-Cere and Yolet.

This page in French: Visiter Polminhac

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