Destination guide

The majestic setting of Cantal is ready to explore

The area's churches and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Cantal. This city's skiing, mountain views and golfing draw many visitors. A holiday 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Cantal a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cantal

The nearest airport is in Aurillac (AUR-Tronquieres), located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Cantal (department)?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 833 holiday rentals around Cantal (department). From 331 holiday houses to 116 chalets, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Cantal (department) is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mandailles-Saint-Julien: 121 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Jacques-des-Blats: 119 holiday rentals
  • Le Falgoux: 119 holiday rentals
  • St-Flour: 43 holiday rentals
  • Menet: 82 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cantal (department)! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Mandailles-Saint-Julien: 121 holiday homes
  • Saint-Jacques-des-Blats: 119 holiday homes
  • Le Falgoux: 119 holiday homes
  • St-Flour: 43 holiday homes
  • Menet: 82 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Cantal (department)?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Cantal (department). From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chateau d'Alleuze: 198 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Flour Station: 203 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Flour Cathedral: 213 holiday rentals
  • Buron du Baguet: 233 holiday rentals
  • Polminhac (Station): 238 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cantal (department) listed on Stayz 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 homes.

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