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.

Where to stay near Cantal?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 847 holiday rentals near Cantal. From 324 Houses to 116 Chalets, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cantal for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cantal?

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

  • Aurillac: 66 holiday rentals
  • St-Flour: 48 holiday rentals
  • Marcolès: 97 holiday rentals
  • Dienne: 127 holiday rentals
  • Collandres: 130 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cantal! 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?

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

  • Aurillac: 66 holiday homes
  • St-Flour: 48 holiday homes
  • Marcolès: 97 holiday homes
  • Dienne: 127 holiday homes
  • Collandres: 130 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?

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

  • Saint-Flour Station: 230 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Flour Cathedral: 226 holiday rentals
  • Chateau d'Alleuze: 191 holiday rentals
  • Volcan d'Auvergne: 960 holiday rentals
  • Laroquebrou (Station): 236 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cantal listed on HomeAway 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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