Fontanges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontanges in Cantal

Visit Fontanges: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at the foot of the largest volcano in Europe

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Fontanges. For detailed visitor information see the Fontanges travel guide.

Fontanges is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Fontanges is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chamant at 6 km and Tournemire at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontanges, 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 Fontanges 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 Fontanges

Markets in and near Fontanges

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (33km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (40km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (49km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (51km)

More information about Fontanges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Fontanges, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (12km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (13km)
  • Puy Griou (16km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (21km)
  • Signal du Luguet (45km)
  • Lac Pavin (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (12km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontanges

Canton: Salers

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15140

Distance to Fontanges

from Aurillac (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 555 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Bonnet-de-Salers, Saint-Chamant, Saint-Paul-de-Salers, Saint-Projet-de-Salers and Salers.

This page in French: Visiter Fontanges