Apchon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Apchon: highlights and tourist information

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Apchon is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Apchon is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 5 km and Parc des Volcans at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Apchon, 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 Apchon 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 Apchon

Markets in and near Apchon

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (35km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (37km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (38km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)

More information about Apchon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Apchon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Apchon.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (20km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (36km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy Griou (19km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (19km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (25km)
  • Lac Pavin (31km)
  • Puy de Sancy (32km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (41km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (24km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Apchon

Canton: Riom-ès-Montagnes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15400

Distance to Apchon

from Aurillac (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 534 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheylade, Collandres, Lugarde, Marchastel, Riom-es-Montagnes and Saint-Hippolyte.

This page in French: Visiter Apchon