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Dienne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 17 km from Dienne

Visit Dienne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 17 km and Fontanges at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dienne, 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 Dienne in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

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

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 47 km (direction north-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 48 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


Castle at 48 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

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

Map of places to visit near Dienne


Markets in and near Dienne

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (37km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (38km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (40km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (41km)

More information about Dienne, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Dienne, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (10km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (28km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (48km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (56km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy Griou (11km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (11km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (13km)
  • Signal du Luguet (25km)
  • Lac Pavin (38km)
  • Puy de Sancy (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (31km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (34km)

Geography and distances

Dienne is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Dienne is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dienne

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15300

Distance to Dienne

from Aurillac (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 536 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chastel-sur-Murat, Cheylade, Laveissiere and Lavigerie.

This page in French: Visiter Dienne

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