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Albepierre-Bredons

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Cantal

At the foot of the Plomb du Cantal, between two glacial valleys, the village is typical of the mountains of Auvergne, where stone and wood predominate.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAlbepierre-Bredons
Postcode15300
Latitude45.0765080 (N 45° 4’ 35”)
Longitude2.8309590 (E 2° 49’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 872m to 1855m
Surface area34.42 km²
Population237 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAurillac (52 km, 52 min)
Insee code15025
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Murat
DepartmentCantal
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Murat5.3 km (8 min)
Laveissenet6.7 km (10 min)
La Chapelle-d'Alagnon7.8 km (11 min)
Chastel-sur-Murat9.2 km (12 min)
Laveissière9.4 km (12 min)
Virargues11.8 km (15 min)
Valuéjols12.6 km (18 min)
Celles13.4 km (17 min)
Ussel13.5 km (16 min)
Neussargues-Moissac15 km (17 min)
Dienne15.1 km (17 min)
Paulhac15.3 km (19 min)
Cézens15.4 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

You'll love the Church of St. Timothy, site of the 11th century Cluniac hung at 980 meters on the rock Bredons.

Places of interest

Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Bredons concert every year in August.

Photos

Church Bredons
Church Bredons
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Weather

Friday 27 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C
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Saturday 28 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 10°C
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Sunday 29 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Numerous waterfalls and streams are to be discovered along the river Alagnon with opportunities for picnicking beside the refreshing water. Nordic skiing, climbing the Col de Prat de Bouc, many hiking and mountain biking.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Baptism balloon with birds
Nature and the great outdoors239 € Coltines (12.7 km)
Fly fishing at the Veirières estate
Nature and the great outdoors26 € to 47 € Saint-Vincent-de-Salers (26 km)
Fly fishing for wild brown trout
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 39 € Riom-ès-Montagnes (26 km)
Introduction to watercolour: Travelogue
Entertainment150 € Moussages (34 km)
Horse ride in the Auvergne mountains
Nature and the great outdoors1050 € Montboudif (34 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (26 km)
Crégut Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Saint-Genès-Champespe (39 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels