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Valjouze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valjouze in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 15 km from Valjouze

Visit Valjouze: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 15 km and Blesle at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Valjouze, 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 Valjouze in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
 
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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Auzon

Auzon

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

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and...

See Saint-Floret guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 47 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valjouze

 
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Markets in and near Valjouze

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (29km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (34km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (34km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (35km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (36km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (40km)

More information about Valjouze, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Valjouze, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (27km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (20km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (26km)
  • Puy Griou (29km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (32km)
  • Mont Mouchet (32km)
  • Lac Pavin (39km)
  • Puy de Sancy (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (15km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valjouze is in the southern-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Valjouze is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valjouze

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15170

Distance to Valjouze

from Aurillac (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charmensac, Ferrieres-Saint-Mary, Joursac, Peyrusse, Rezentieres and Talizat.

This page in French: Visiter Valjouze

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