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Ferrieres-Saint-Mary tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ferrieres-Saint-Mary in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 17 km from Ferrieres-Saint-Mary

Visit Ferrieres-Saint-Mary: highlights and tourist information

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Ferrieres-Saint-Mary is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 17 km and Blesle at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ferrieres-Saint-Mary, 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 Ferrieres-Saint-Mary in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots...

See Saint-Flour guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
 
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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu 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...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction 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
Issoire

Issoire

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 45 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide

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Map of places to visit near Ferrieres-Saint-Mary

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Markets in and near Ferrieres-Saint-Mary

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (28km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (32km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (33km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (35km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (36km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Ferrieres-Saint-Mary, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (18km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (27km)
  • Puy Griou (30km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Mont Mouchet (34km)
  • Lac Pavin (37km)
  • Puy de Sancy (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Ferrieres-Saint-Mary is in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Ferrieres-Saint-Mary is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ferrieres-Saint-Mary

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15170

Distance to Ferrieres-Saint-Mary

from Aurillac (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ferrieres-Saint-Mary from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charmensac, Joursac, Molompize, Peyrusse, Rezentieres and Valjouze.

This page in French: Visiter Ferrieres-Saint-Mary

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