Allanche tourism and travel guide

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Visit Allanche: highlights and tourist information

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Allanche is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Allanche is 406 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Allanche

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

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)

Geography and distances

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