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Prunet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Prunet in Cantal

Photo is of Marcoles at 10 km from Prunet

Visit Prunet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 10 km and Aurillac at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Prunet, 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 Prunet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mourjou guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire...

See Maurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage...

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


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

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

See Laguiole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments...

See Estaing guide

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

Map of places to visit near Prunet


Markets in and near Prunet

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (16km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (21km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (23km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (24km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (33km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Prunet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Prunet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (43km)
  • Verger de Déduit (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Puy Griou (35km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (35km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (44km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (42km)

Geography and distances

Prunet is in the southern-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Prunet is 449 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prunet

Canton: Arpajon-sur-Cère

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15130

Distance to Prunet

from Aurillac (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 449 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 240 km

from Strasbourg: 581 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lafeuillade-en-Vezie, Leucamp and Roannes-Saint-Mary.

This page in French: Visiter Prunet

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