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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Cantal

Anglards-de-Saint-Flour is a town Cantal belonging to the Saint-Flour Community of Municipalities, City of Art and History perched at the tip of the greatest stratovolcano of Europe, between the granite massif of Margeride plateau Aubrac and the gorges of the Truyère.

Located 840 meters above sea level, Anglards is located between the valleys of Ander and Truyère and extends over an area of ​​1228 hectares.

Anglards-de-Saint-Flour was a city protected by a fortified castle, until the invasion of English in 1387. They went afterwards the castle against a ransom. The town was the property of several lords, whose last known are Christophe Le Roux, Jean-Baptiste Le Roux and Raymond Podevigne.

Anglards has cultural sites evoking its past as its church and cross.

Natural side, we find a great site Nearby, the Garabit viaduct.

Anglards-de-Saint-Flour certainly invites relaxation and discovery of the region couple, with family or friends.

Geographical information

Latitude44.9813339 (N 44° 58’ 53”)
Longitude3.1538450 (E 3° 9’ 14”)
AltitudeFrom 732m to 884m
Surface area12.28 km²
Population359 inhabitants
Density29 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAurillac (84 km, 1h29)
Insee code15005
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Saint-Flour Margeride

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Georges7.7 km (12 min)
Val-d'Arcomie10 km (14 min)
Ruynes-en-Margeride10.2 km (13 min)
Tiviers11.3 km (19 min)
Vabres11.4 km (17 min)
Saint-Flour11.8 km (17 min)
Chaliers13.8 km (22 min)
Mentières14.1 km (18 min)
Coren14.3 km (16 min)
Clavières15.3 km (21 min)
Lorcières15.6 km (26 min)
Montchamp16.2 km (23 min)
Villedieu16.7 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Between nature and culture, Anglards-de-Saint-Flour is appealing the traveler.

For ecotourism enthusiasts, a 12 km hiking trail "La Fromentale" to discover the village and its surroundings.

Anglards-de-Saint-Flour also has a Gothic church, built in 1897/1898. This church was under the invocation of St. Peter, formerly a priory Chapter of Clermont, and that of Saint-Flour.

The cross of the cemetery is also a must to visit, as the cross of Saint-Roch. Originally, the cross of Saint-Roch in Anglards existed at the place called "The Gazelle". We made it in procession every year on the Sunday after the Assumption.

Anglards-de-Saint-Flour account also different restaurants that you will discover the culinary specialties of Cantal. A common craftsman also proposes to discover its traditional production of jams, chutneys and other syrups 100% natural.

agricultural town par excellence, Anglards-de-Saint-Flour has 11 farms that produce milk and meat.

The town also has a football field.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

In June, the Rendezvous in the Garden of Mercy is the key event in Anglards-de-Saint-Flour. The program included a visit to this haven to ancient plant species of great beauty.

Roaming shops supplying the common Anglards-de-Saint-Flour. A baker of Ruynes-en-Margeride makes his rounds twice a week and a cheese in Anglards de Saint-Flour visits every 15 days in the town.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse rides in wild Upper Allier
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 350 € Langeac (25 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Country walk in Livradois Forez
HikeEasy2h00Champagnac-le-Vieux (50 km)
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (53 km)
The Golden Snake
HikeEasy1h30La Chaise-Dieu (57 km)
Folgoux and the arboretum
HikeIntermediate3h00La Chaise-Dieu (57 km)
Crégut Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Saint-Genès-Champespe (59 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals