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Les Ternes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Ternes in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 8 km from Les Ternes

Visit Les Ternes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 8 km and Laguiole at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Ternes, 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 Les Ternes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Laguiole

Laguiole

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
 
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Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salers guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 44 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
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

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

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Aurillac guide
Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Ternes

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Markets in and near Les Ternes

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (30km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (32km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (39km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (44km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (46km)

More information about Les Ternes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Les Ternes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (21km)
  • Puy Griou (26km)
  • Mont Mouchet (28km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (29km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Les Ternes is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Les Ternes is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Ternes

Canton: Saint-Flour-Sud

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15100

Distance to Les Ternes

from Aurillac (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 537 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleuze, Saint-Flour, Seriers, Tanavelle and Villedieu.

This page in French: Visiter Les Ternes

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