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Fridefont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fridefont in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 15 km from Fridefont

Visit Fridefont: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 15 km and Aumont Aubrac at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fridefont, 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 Fridefont in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction )

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting...

See Marvejols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the...

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments...

See Estaing guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fridefont


Markets in and near Fridefont

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (18km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (28km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (34km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (39km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (48km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (49km)

More information about Fridefont, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Fridefont, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (46km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (24km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (28km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (31km)
  • Puy Griou (36km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (33km)

Geography and distances

Fridefont is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Fridefont is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fridefont

Canton: Chaudes-Aigues

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15110

Distance to Fridefont

from Aurillac (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 679 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 542 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albaret-le-Comtal, Arzenc-d'Apcher, Faverolles, Lavastrie, Maurines and Saint-Martial.

This page in French: Visiter Fridefont

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