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Le Monteil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Monteil in Cantal

Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 13 km from Le Monteil

Visit Le Monteil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 13 km and Mauriac at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Monteil, 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 Le Monteil in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Salers guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle...

See Saint-Chamant guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the...

See Meymac guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Aurillac guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Monteil


Markets in and near Le Monteil

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (32km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (38km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (39km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (41km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (43km)

More information about Le Monteil, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Monteil, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (25km)

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) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (11km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (20km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (32km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (28km)
  • Puy Griou (29km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (33km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Lac Pavin (38km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (41km)
  • Lac du Guery (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (14km)

Geography and distances

Le Monteil is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Le Monteil is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Monteil

Canton: Saignes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15240

Distance to Le Monteil

from Aurillac (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 418 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antignac, Auzers, La Monselie, Meallet, Saignes, Sauvat, Trizac, Vebret and Ydes.

This page in French: Visiter Le Monteil

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