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Allanche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parc des Volcans at 19 km from Allanche

Visit Allanche: highlights and tourist information

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Allanche is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 19 km and Blesle at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Allanche, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Allanche in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to follow...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 25 km (direction south-east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide
 
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Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very lovely...

See Salers guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 36 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de...

See Tournemire guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cantal

Map of places to visit near Allanche

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Markets in and near Allanche

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (32km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (36km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (36km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (37km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (40km)

More information about Allanche, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Allanche, France

What to do at Allanche? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Allanche.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (24km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (13km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (23km)
  • Puy Griou (24km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (44km)
  • Mont Mouchet (44km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Allanche is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Allanche is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Allanche

Canton: Allanche

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15160

Distance to Allanche

from Aurillac (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 383 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 522 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Allanche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Landeyrat, Pradiers, Vernols and Veze.

This page in French: Visiter Allanche

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