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Soulages tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soulages in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 15 km from Soulages

Visit Soulages: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 15 km and Lavaudieu at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Soulages, 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 Soulages in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque...

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the...

See Blesle guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 41 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 48 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes...

See Pradelles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Soulages


Markets in and near Soulages

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (17km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (34km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (35km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (35km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Soulages, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Soulages, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (15km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (36km)

Geography and distances

Soulages is in the southern-centre of France at 68 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Soulages is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soulages

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15100

Distance to Soulages

from Aurillac (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 660 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chastel, Chazelles, Lastic, Montchamp, Rageade, Vabres and Vedrines-Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Soulages

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