Destination guide

The majestic setting of Cantal is ready to explore

The area's churches and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cantal. This city's skiing, mountain views and golfing draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Cantal

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cantal a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Téléphérique du Plomb du Cantal (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Le Lioran (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Golf de Haute Auvergne (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Golf Val St Jean (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Caleden Spa Center (21.2 mi / 34.2 km)
  • GAEC du Mont-Journal (22.4 mi / 36 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cantal

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Cantal is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puy Mary (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Source du Par (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Volcan d'Auvergne (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)

Traveling to and around Cantal

The nearest airport is in Aurillac (AUR-Tronquieres), located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Rodez (RDZ-Marcillac), which is 45.2 mi (72.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Murat Le Lioran Station, Vic-sur-Cere Station and Polminhac Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Cantal (department)?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 807 holiday lettings near Cantal (department). From 333 Houses to 113 Chalets, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Cantal (department) area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cantal (department)?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cantal (department). From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mourjou: 110 holiday homes
  • Senezergues: 83 holiday homes
  • Thiezac: 116 holiday homes
  • Le Falgoux: 122 holiday homes
  • Junhac: 90 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cantal (department)! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cantal (department)?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cantal (department) with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Mourjou: 110 holiday lettings
  • Senezergues: 83 holiday lettings
  • Thiezac: 116 holiday lettings
  • Le Falgoux: 122 holiday lettings
  • Junhac: 90 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Cantal (department)? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cantal (department). From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maurs Station: 352 holiday rentals
  • Requistat Castle: 181 holiday rentals
  • Church of St. Martin: 245 holiday rentals
  • Boisset Cantal Station: 299 holiday rentals
  • Source du Par: 170 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cantal (department) listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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