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Chanterelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parc des Volcans at 0 km from Chanterelle

Visit Chanterelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 0 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chanterelle, 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 Chanterelle 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 less than one km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide
 
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Murol

Murol

Castle at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the...

See Chateau de Val guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest...

See Blesle guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-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
Orcival

Orcival

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman...

See Orcival guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Salers guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 38 km (direction south-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du...

See Fontanges guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Issoire

Issoire

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

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide

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Map of places to visit near Chanterelle

 
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Markets in and near Chanterelle

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (18km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (22km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (24km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (34km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Chanterelle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (36km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (45km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (34km)
  • Verger de Déduit (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (42km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (42km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (14km)
  • Signal du Luguet (14km)
  • Puy de Sancy (17km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (26km)
  • Lac du Guery (26km)
  • Puy Griou (34km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (35km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (36km)
  • Mont Mouchet (63km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chanterelle is in the southern-centre of France at 58 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Chanterelle is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chanterelle

Canton: Condat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15190

Distance to Chanterelle

from Aurillac (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 517 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Condat, Espinchal, Montgreleix and Parc des Volcans.

This page in French: Visiter Chanterelle

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