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Vitrac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marcoles at 5 km from Vitrac

Visit Vitrac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 5 km and Mourjou at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vitrac, 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 Vitrac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 5 km (direction south-east)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide


at 14 km (direction south)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


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

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide


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

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

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de...

See Tournemire guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vitrac


Markets in and near Vitrac

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (15km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (27km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (28km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (31km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (32km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Vitrac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vitrac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (36km)
  • Assier Chateau (38km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (45km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (40km)
  • Puy Griou (43km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (44km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (45km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (46km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (47km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (42km)

Geography and distances

Vitrac is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Vitrac is 449 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitrac

Canton: Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15220

Distance to Vitrac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 449 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, Marcoles, Roannes-Saint-Mary and Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat.

This page in French: Visiter Vitrac

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