Visit of cantal

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Located in the Auvergne volcanoes natural park, the Cantal department is hardly urbanized. Green tourism is popular here.

The most popular places are: The Puy Mary reputed to be one of the most beautiful panorama in Europe, the Plomb du Cantal, the Village of Salers, the Gorges de la Truyere (and the viaduc of Garabit, the castle of Alleuze), The castle of Val..


Visit the Roussillou lake

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Visit the Roussillou lake, the mecca for dry-fly-fishing.


Accommodation nearby

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Monts et Délices

  • Dienne
  • 06 13 70 73 51
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Hôtel du Plomb du Cantal

  • Albepierre-bredons
  • 04 71 20 04 02
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Hôtel les Tilleuls

  • Saint-cirgues-de-jordanne
  • 04 71 47 92 19
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Hôtel le Gergovia

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 60 15

Laroquebrou

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The village of Laroquebrou has many medieval streets of which the doors and facades are remarkably preserved. From the castle one can see the Gorges of the Cere on one side and the Dam of Saint-Etienne Cantales on the other. All shops and services are available, nearby Aurillac, the Enchanet lake and the Saint Etienne Cantales.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant le Renaissance

  • Aurillac
  • 04 71 48 09 80
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Camping du Saulou

  • Monceaux-sur-dordogne
  • 05 55 28 12 33
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Camping Huttopia Beaulieu sur Dordogne

  • Beaulieu-sur-dordogne
  • 05 55 91 02 65
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L'Echo du Malpas

  • Argentat
  • 05 65 10 89 04

Discover Aurillac

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Aurillac is a lively and modern city and an important tourist and cultural centre thanks to its annual International Street Theatre Festival. Aurillac is located near:

  • The Chataigneraie
  • The Lot Valley
  • The Auvergne volcanoes
  • The Dordogne banks
  • And the listed towns of Conques and Salers

Aurillac and its region are a fabulous place to enjoy activities such as cycling, walking, mountainbiking, rock climbing, water sports, skiing and so on...


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant le Renaissance

  • Aurillac
  • 04 71 48 09 80
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Hôtel Restaurant Les Planottes

  • Polminhac
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hôtel Lac des Graves

  • Lascelle
  • 04 71 47 94 06
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Hôtel Lac des Graves

  • Lascelle
  • 04 71 47 94 06

Discover the Cantal

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The land of Roquebrou is the southern gate to the Cantal. Between the Gorges of the Cere and the Maronne, the towns are unveiling a heritage still preserved. Discover the old medieval villages of Roquebrou such as St-Victor, St Gérons, Arnac, Ayrens. Visit the castles of Roquebrou such as Lacapelle Viescamp. Enjoy the beach and water sports on the lakes and dams in Enchanet and St Etienne Cantales, enjoy fishing in rivers or lakes, and walking along the streams.


Accommodation nearby

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Monts et Délices

  • Dienne
  • 06 13 70 73 51
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Hôtel du Plomb du Cantal

  • Albepierre-bredons
  • 04 71 20 04 02
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Hôtel les Tilleuls

  • Saint-cirgues-de-jordanne
  • 04 71 47 92 19
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Hôtel le Gergovia

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 60 15

The Lioran

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The Lioran ski resort is located in the heart of the Cantal Mountains and the biggest volcano in Europe.

In winter, the resort, the largest in Auvergne, offers the opportunity to enjoy activities such as snowshoeing, dog sledding, ice skating, cable car trip to the 'Plomp du Cantal' as well as numerous events and entertainments.

In summer, the Lioran resort becomes a haven for rambling and mountain biking. Also major events such as the 'Montée Auvergnate' (a motocross race) and the 'Fete de la Montagne et de la Chasse' take place each summer.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel du Plomb du Cantal

  • Albepierre-bredons
  • 04 71 20 04 02
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Monts et Délices

  • Dienne
  • 06 13 70 73 51
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Hôtel les Tilleuls

  • Saint-cirgues-de-jordanne
  • 04 71 47 92 19



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