Vieillespesse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vieillespesse in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 11 km from Vieillespesse

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vieillespesse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 11 km and Blesle at 21 km.

Vieillespesse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

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

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide


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

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is now listed...

See Saint-Floret guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

See Sauxillanges guide

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Markets in and near Vieillespesse

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (27km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (30km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (34km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (34km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Vieillespesse, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vieillespesse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (23km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (24km)
  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (32km)
  • Puy Griou (35km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (38km)
  • Lac Pavin (46km)
  • Puy de Sancy (52km)
  • Bois Noirs (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (44km)

Geography and distances

Vieillespesse is in the southern-centre of France at 60 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Vieillespesse is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieillespesse

Canton: Saint-Flour-Nord

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Vieillespesse

from Aurillac (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coren, Lastic, Rezentieres and Saint-Poncy.

This page in French: Visiter Vieillespesse