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Celles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 14 km from Celles

Visit Celles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 14 km and Blesle at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Celles, 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 Celles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction 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 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 31 km (direction north-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
 
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Fontanges

Fontanges

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Brioude

Brioude

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

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

See Brioude guide
Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
Laguiole

Laguiole

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 49 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

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

Map of places to visit near Celles

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Markets in and near Celles

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (30km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (39km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (39km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (39km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (42km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (42km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (43km)

More information about Celles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Celles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (17km)
  • Puy Griou (20km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (23km)
  • Signal du Luguet (24km)
  • Mont Mouchet (36km)
  • Lac Pavin (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Celles is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Celles is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Celles

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15170

Distance to Celles

from Aurillac (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 530 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalinargues, Coltines, Joursac, La Chapelle-d'Alagnon, Laveissenet, Neussargues-Moissac, Sainte-Anastasie, Ussel and Virargues.

This page in French: Visiter Celles

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