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Saint-Urcize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Urcize in Cantal

Photo is of Laguiole at 12 km from Saint-Urcize

Visit Saint-Urcize: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laguiole at 12 km and Aumont Aubrac at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Urcize, 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 Saint-Urcize in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 12 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 22 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


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

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church,...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


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

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely...

See Espalion guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


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

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

See Estaing guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots...

See Saint-Flour guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 40 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 42 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient vaulted...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende...

See Mende guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du...

See Gorges du Tarn guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Urcize


Markets in and near Saint-Urcize

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (17km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (25km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (27km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (31km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (35km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Saint-Urcize, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Urcize, France

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

Grand sites of France

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 (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (8km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (34km)
  • Mont Mouchet (43km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (44km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (45km)
  • Puy Griou (49km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Saint-Urcize is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Urcize is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Urcize

Canton: Chaudes-Aigues

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15110

Distance to Saint-Urcize

from Aurillac (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Urcize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grandvals, La Trinitat, Nasbinals and Recoules-d'Aubrac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Urcize

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