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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 11 km from Coltines

Visit Coltines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 11 km and Blesle at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coltines, 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 Coltines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 11 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 29 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 33 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 34 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 38 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 38 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
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 41 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
Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Laguiole

Laguiole

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coltines

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Markets in and near Coltines

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (27km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (37km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (38km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (39km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (40km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (43km)

More information about Coltines, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Coltines, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (18km)
  • Puy Griou (22km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (25km)
  • Signal du Luguet (27km)
  • Mont Mouchet (33km)
  • Lac Pavin (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coltines is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Coltines is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coltines

Canton: Saint-Flour-Nord

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15170

Distance to Coltines

from Aurillac (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 531 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelat, Celles, Joursac, Neussargues-Moissac, Roffiac, Talizat, Ussel and Valuejols.

This page in French: Visiter Coltines

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