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Ayrens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ayrens in Cantal

Photo is of Laroquebrou at 11 km from Ayrens

Visit Ayrens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroquebrou at 11 km and Aurillac at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ayrens, 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 Ayrens in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and...

See Laroquebrou guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks...

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the...

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in...

See Tours de Merle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 22 km (direction south)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide


at 26 km (direction south)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the...

See Mauriac guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of...

See Maurs guide


at 32 km (direction south)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region...

See Mourjou guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

On the banks of the Lot river the small...

See Vieillevie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ayrens


Markets in and near Ayrens

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (31km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (32km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (39km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (42km)

More information about Ayrens, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ayrens, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (39km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (40km)
  • Assier Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (26km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (29km)
  • Puy Griou (32km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (35km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (24km)

Geography and distances

Ayrens is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Ayrens is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ayrens

Canton: Laroquebrou

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15250

Distance to Ayrens

from Aurillac (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 418 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crandelles, Freix-Anglards, Saint-Paul-Des-Landes, Saint-Santin-Cantales, Saint-Victor and Teissieres-de-Cornet.

This page in French: Visiter Ayrens

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