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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 (25 km, 27 min)
Insee code15094
IntercommunalityCC de la Châtaigneraie Cantalienne
TerritoriesAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Gérons4.7 km (7 min)
Saint-Étienne-Cantalès5 km (8 min)
Nieudan5.7 km (8 min)
Siran6.3 km (8 min)
Montvert7.4 km (9 min)
Glénat8.8 km (12 min)
Rouffiac10.1 km (14 min)
La Ségalassière11.3 km (14 min)
Lacapelle-Viescamp11.8 km (18 min)
Saint-Santin-Cantalès12.3 km (18 min)
Saint-Paul-des-Landes12.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Victor13.4 km (19 min)
Saint-Julien-le-Pèlerin14.1 km (18 min)
Crandelles15.1 km (18 min)
Goulles15.6 km (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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Tuesday 9 august
Min. 15°C - Max. 33°C
Wednesday 10 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 33°C
Thursday 11 august
Min. 18°C - Max. 32°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
Discovery flight over lakes and mountains
Entertainment220 € to 269 € Aurillac (19.9 km)
Visit a stained glass art studio
Arts and CraftsFreeCornac (26 km)
Personalised guided tour of the Dordogne Valley
Culture and education6 € Loubressac (32 km)
Discover reptiles at Padiparc
Entertainment6 € to 8 € Padirac (37 km)
Adventure sightseeing on a river with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 50 € Vayrac (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Incursion into Carladès
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h45Arpajon-sur-Cère (23 km)
The banks
HikeEasy2h15Argentat-sur-Dordogne (24 km)
Heritage tour
HikeEasy40 minArgentat-sur-Dordogne (24 km)
Circuit 2: Motorcycle in the heart of the Chestnut Grove
Motorbike itineraryEasy1h30Marcolès (24 km)
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (30 km)


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