Calvinet

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Calvinet
TownCalvinet
Insee code15027
Postcode15340
Latitude44.7174500
Longitude2.3589870
AltitudeFrom 452 to 742 meters
Surface13.73 km²
Population507 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelCassaniouze at 3.5 km
Chief townAurillac (at 35 km, 40 min)Mourjou at 3.7 km
DepartmentCantalSaint-Antoine at 4.2 km
RegionAuvergneSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The origin of its name comes from a Calvinus a Latin or Romanized Gauls from the Gallo-Roman period. The original nucleus of the town lay on the hills, crossed by a framed by a castle and a chapel road. He remained after the construction of the fortress called Paved street, lined by the artery called the Ditch. The town has expanded in the plain 19th century at the expense of neighboring municipalities and Cassaniouze Mourjou. It was at this time that Calvinet took off with the success of his shows and the opening of the road Maurs Montsalvy.

Mayor: Tel. : 33 (0) 471 49 94 32 - Fax: 33 (0) 471 49 98 06 - Email: mairie.calvinet @ wanadoo.fr - open to the public Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 13:30 to 16:30 Secretariat.

Item Info: Open the first Saturday of July to 22 August from 10am to 12pm and from 18h to 19h. Registration for events, records of Calvinet footpaths, tourist information.

The village of Calvinet received the label "Bourg Centre" of the Regional Council of Auvergne for shops and services it offers.


SIGHTSEEING

Swimming: July 1 to August 31, with lifeguard supervision, daily from 14h to 19h. Free admission.

Fishing in the pond of communal Estanquiol from June 22 to September 14 (tickets on sale at the service station Calvinet).

Other activities: tennis, bowling, fishing in trout streams, marked walks, mountain bike trails.


EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

National Day 13 and July 14 with entertainment and dancing and huge picnic and petanque contest open to everyone.

Seniors' Day on the last Sunday of July.

Walking Around the Cantal in August.

The European Heritage Days the third weekend of September.

Its famous Christmas market in December, the weekend before Christmas.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Canoeing, rafting 25 km in the valley of the Lot.

Karting at Pers 25 km.

Fishing (streams, lakes and dams).

Visits to villages with houses with tiled roofs, in Chestnut Cantalienne.

Visiting museums: Chestnut House, Museum Veinazès, River House ...

Excursions in the mountains of Cantal.

Site of the Puy Mary.

Salers.

Plomb du Cantal.

Conques.

Lot Valley: Vieillevie, Entraygues, Estaing.

Rocamadour.

Padirac.

Foissac Caves of Pech Merle ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit a knife and jewellery foundryCraft5 €Espeyrac (16.7 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 16 April
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Min. 2°C - Max. 19°C
Thursday 17 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 19°C
Friday 18 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Beausejour - Louis Bernard Puech  
9
Calvinet
The restaurant of the Hotel Beausejour - Louis Bernard Puech welcomes you in a renovated room, the elegant stonework. In the kitchen, treat your taste buds with delicious dishes expertly...
Located in Calvinet25 € per person 
Auvergnat restaurantAuberge de la Tour
Marcolès
MEDIEVAL - Medieval city of Marcolès located in the heart of the Cantal Châtaigneraie worth a visit for lovers of old stones, festivals, timeless atmosphere ... This is where stands...
Located 7 km from Calvinet34 € per person 
South-West restaurantAuberge Saint-Jacques  
9.3
Conques
The Auberge Saint-Jacques invites you to join its premises in the heart of the village of Conques, a few kilometers from Saint-Cyprien-sur-Dourdou in the Aveyron. Its classic and neat,...
Located 13.5 km from Calvinet24 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsA la Clairière    
9.7
Marcolès
Alessandro and Camilla, two Italian who fell in love with France, invite you to come and relax at La Clairière, a stone house dating from 1781 in the heart of the lush greenery of the...
Located 7.4 km from CalvinetFrom 48 € to 62 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsAuberge de plus de cent ans d'âge    
9.2
Cassaniouze
At the heart of the Auvergne, near the gentle valley of the Lot, L'Auberge welcomes travelers for over a hundred years. Nestled in a village of indomitable people love their region...
Located 7.6 km from CalvinetFrom 40 € to 65 € the double room 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsLe Manoir des Pelies     NEW
Grand-Vabre
“Le Manoir des Pelies” overlooks the majestic Lot River which flows serenely at the bottom of our peaceful private garden and in any season gives you stunning views of the Lot valley....
Located 9.2 km from CalvinetFrom 70 € to 100 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsGites *** Couderc Pierre et Annie  
9.2
Calvinet
Calvinet village 450 h, southern Cantal, 2 classified apartments furnished accommodation in *** detached house with a large enclosure (lounges, barbecue) 50 m from shops: supermarket,...
Located in CalvinetFrom 180 € to 320 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 personsDomaine de la Grangeotte  
9.8
Labesserette
Located in southern Cantal Châtaigneraie you will find this charming 3-star tourist furnished the ground-garden of our country property in Cantal Labesserette. Our furnished apartment...
Located 8.4 km from CalvinetFrom 250 € to 450 € per week 
House for 5 personsGite de René et Ginette Loubiere  
8.4
Labesserette
Detached house with typical chestnut that view. On the ground floor living room with fireplace and kitchenette. Upstairs. 2 separate bedrooms, bathroom wc central heating, large garden,...
Located 10.7 km from CalvinetFrom 300 € to 450 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
66 places over 3,5 haCamping Le Roquelongue    
8
Boisse-Penchot
The camp-site Roquelongue located in a bosky bower on the banks of the batch accomodates you all the year for the hirings of country cottages, mobil-home or camp-site. Several activities...
Located 18 km from CalvinetFrom 13 € to 16.30 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Restaurant Beauséjour - Hotel in CalvinetHôtel Restaurant Beauséjour     
7.4
Calvinet
Hôtel Restaurant Beauséjour is located in Calvinet in the Cantal department and offers free Wi-Fi internet access. Guests are invited to relax on the terrace or enjoy a gourmet meal...
Located in CalvinetRoom from 60 €
Auberge de la Tour - Hotel in CalvinetAuberge de la Tour 
Marcolès
Located in the medieval town of Marcolès, Auberge de la Tour offers a garden, bar with a terrace and a restaurant. Saint-Étienne-Cantalès Lake is only a 45-minute drive away and guests...
Located 7.1 km from Calvinet
Hotel Solomiac - Hotel in CalvinetHotel Solomiac    
7.8
Grand-Vabre
Located in Grand Vabre, 6 km from the city of Conque, Hotel Solomiac offers an Italian restaurant, a garden and a terrace. The rooms have a private bathroom and provide free Wi-Fi access....
Located 9.8 km from CalvinetRoom from 42 €

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Campanile Aurillac
This Campanile Hotel is located on the N122 motorway in Aurillac, west of the Cantal Massif Mountains. It offers en-suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi...
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