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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Cantal

Carlat is a rural commune of the Cantal, which gave its name to the country Carladez. The village belongs to the canton of Vic-sur-Cere and the district of Aurillac.

Once on the rock of Carlat, flat piece of an old lava flow, was the most important strongholds of the Haute-Auvergne.

Geographical information

Latitude44.8898600 (N 44° 53’ 23”)
Longitude2.5660599 (E 2° 33’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 480m to 906m
Surface area20.88 km²
Population348 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAurillac (16.7 km, 24 min)
Insee code15028
IntercommunalityCA du Bassin d'Aurillac

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Étienne-de-Carlat4.3 km (7 min)
Vézac7.7 km (10 min)
Badailhac9 km (11 min)
Cros-de-Ronesque10.5 km (13 min)
Labrousse11 km (15 min)
Yolet12.2 km (16 min)
Arpajon-sur-Cère12.5 km (15 min)
Raulhac12.6 km (13 min)
Jou-sous-Monjou14.4 km (17 min)
Giou-de-Mamou14.4 km (21 min)
Polminhac16.3 km (23 min)
Teissières-lès-Bouliès17.5 km (25 min)
Aurillac17.6 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Festivities on the second weekend of July.


The town of Carlat
The town of Carlat
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoeing, kayaking or rafting in the Lot Valley
Sports sensations19 € Vieillevie (29 km)
Maiden hot air balloon flight
Nature and the great outdoors239 € Coltines (39 km)
Introduction to watercolour: Travelogue
Arts and Crafts150 € Moussages (40 km)
Fly-fishing for wild brown trout
Sports sensations25 € to 39 € Riom-ès-Montagnes (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (25 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals