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Rouffiac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouffiac in Cantal

Photo is of Tours de Merle at 7 km from Rouffiac

Visit Rouffiac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tours de Merle at 7 km and Laroquebrou at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouffiac, 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 Rouffiac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 7 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide


at 24 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Tournemire guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west), in the Correze department

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of...

See Curemonte guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful...

See Loubressac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rouffiac


Markets in and near Rouffiac

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (35km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)

More information about Rouffiac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Rouffiac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (28km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (28km)
  • Assier Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (31km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (36km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (38km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (42km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (44km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (28km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (48km)

Geography and distances

Rouffiac is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Rouffiac is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouffiac

Canton: Laroquebrou

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15150

Distance to Rouffiac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cros-de-Montvert, Goulles, Montvert, Saint-Bonnet-les-Tours-de-Merle and Saint-Julien-le-Pelerin.

This page in French: Visiter Rouffiac

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