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La Monselie tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 9 km from La Monselie

Visit La Monselie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 9 km and Chateau de Val at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Monselie, 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 La Monselie in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Salers guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide


Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Monselie


Markets in and near La Monselie

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (31km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (33km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (36km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about La Monselie, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Monselie, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (48km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (16km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (23km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (32km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (46km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (29km)
  • Puy Griou (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (31km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (34km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (36km)
  • Lac du Guery (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (19km)

Geography and distances

La Monselie is in the southern-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: La Monselie is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Monselie

Canton: Saignes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15240

Distance to La Monselie

from Aurillac (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 535 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antignac, Le Monteil, Menet, Saignes, Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil and Vebret.

This page in French: Visiter La Monselie

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