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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Cantal

Joint department of Cantal, Laroquebrou is the capital of canton. Situated on the edge of the Lot and Correze, village Laroquebrou is 24 km from Aurillac and 80km from Brive-la-Gaillarde. The inhabitants are called Roquaises and townspeople.

Specialty foods are many: the deli, the truffles, the pounti, stuffed cabbage ...

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.9681080 (N 44° 58’ 5”)
Longitude2.1888770 (E 2° 11’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 429m to 693m
Surface area17.15 km²
Population903 inhabitants
Density52 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAurillac (15.5 mi, 27 min)
Insee code15094
IntercommunalityCC de la Châtaigneraie Cantalienne
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Gérons2.9 mi (7 min)
Saint-Étienne-Cantalès3.1 mi (8 min)
Nieudan3.5 mi (8 min)
Siran3.9 mi (8 min)
Montvert4.6 mi (9 min)
Glénat5.5 mi (12 min)
Rouffiac6.3 mi (14 min)
La Ségalassière7 mi (14 min)
Lacapelle-Viescamp7.3 mi (18 min)
Saint-Santin-Cantalès7.6 mi (18 min)
Saint-Paul-des-Landes7.8 mi (11 min)
Saint-Victor8.3 mi (19 min)
Saint-Julien-le-Pèlerin8.8 mi (18 min)
Crandelles9.4 mi (18 min)
Goulles9.7 mi (19 min)

Things to see and do

The Castle is open during Roquebrou two months (July-August) to host the exhibition "Art of the Castle."

Pottery is open daily during the summer.

The village is to discover its medieval, timbered houses, narrow streets that lead us to the top of the castle and the Virgin are really beautiful.

The Gothic church, a listed historical monument.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Markets every Friday morning (July-August).

"The Mangouna" in February.

Music Tuesdays (Tuesdays or Wednesdays) in July and August.

Exhibition "Art at the Castle" "The Castle in Roquebrou in July and August.

Picnic townspeople in July.

Medieval Festival the first weekend of August.

Boogie Woogie Festival in August.

Prior Aurillac Festival in August.

Summer Tennis Tournament in August.

Book Fair in November.


Village and Castle Laroquebrou
Village and Castle Laroquebrou
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Sunday 5 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 26°C
Monday 6 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
Tuesday 7 july
Min. 8°C - Max. 26°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Pédalorail Lakes to Nieudan.

Lac Saint-Etienne-Cantalès: sports, fishing ...

Espinet and Renacer (2 equipped beaches), supervised swimming in July and August, playgrounds, beach volleyball, tennis, hiking and mountain biking, pedal ...

Museum of the Accordion in Siran.

Ski resort and adventure park at 60 km from Lioran Laroquebrou.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hiking in the wild gorges to hidden waterfalls
Sports sensations18 € to 25 € Monceaux-sur-Dordogne (15.8 mi)
Adventure sightseeing on a river with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors35 € Vayrac (24 mi)
Haut Quercy scenic railway
Entertainment7 € to 11 € Martel (28 mi)
2-9 day hike with a donkey
Nature and the great outdoors157 € to 680 € Ligneyrac (29 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Medieval city of La Roquebrou
HikeIntermediate30 minLaroquebrou
The banks
HikeEasy2h15Argentat-sur-Dordogne (14.9 mi)
Heritage tour
HikeEasy40 minArgentat-sur-Dordogne (14.9 mi)
Medieval city of Marcolès
HikeIntermediate20 minMarcolès (15.1 mi)
Medieval city of Maurs the Pretty
HikeEasy20 minMaurs (17.8 mi)


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