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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 5 km and Mourjou at 14 km.

Vitrac, France: places to visit and attractions

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 one of...

See Marcoles guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

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at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maurs guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

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at 16 km (direction south-east)

Junhac is a pretty village of Cantal, with an attractive church...

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at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Montsalvy is an 11th century town with an interesting historic centre...

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at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

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Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 20 km (direction north-west)

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill above the...

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at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Le Fel

Le Fel

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

Although small, the location of Le Fel and the pretty houses and views make...

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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...

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Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century in the...

See Conques Abbey guide

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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