Charmensac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charmensac: highlights and tourist information

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Charmensac is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 60 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Charmensac is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 13 km and Saint-Flour at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charmensac, 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 Charmensac 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 Charmensac

Markets in and near Charmensac

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (28km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (29km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (33km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (34km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (35km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (36km)

More information about Charmensac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Charmensac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (15km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (31km)
  • Puy Griou (34km)
  • Lac Pavin (35km)
  • Mont Mouchet (35km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (36km)
  • Puy de Sancy (41km)
  • Lac du Guery (49km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (50km)
  • Bois Noirs (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (9km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charmensac

Canton: Allanche

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Charmensac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-l'Eglise, Bonnac, Ferrieres-Saint-Mary, Moledes, Molompize, Peyrusse, Saint-Mary-le-Plain and Valjouze.

This page in French: Visiter Charmensac