Margerides tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Val at 8 km from Margerides

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Margerides is situated in the Correze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Margerides in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Val at 8 km and Saint-Angel at 14 km.

Margerides, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 8 km (direction east), in the Cantal department

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

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at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meymac guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

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at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

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

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La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 34 km (direction 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 35 km (direction east-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


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Salers guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

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

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at 40 km (direction south), in the Cantal department

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

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Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 42 km (direction west)

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

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at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide


Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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Markets in and near Margerides

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (13km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (31km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (35km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (42km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (44km)

More information about Margerides, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Margerides, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (13km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (13km)
  • Verger de Déduit (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (33km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (34km)
  • Lac du Guery (38km)
  • Lac Pavin (38km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (46km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (47km)
  • Puy Griou (48km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (52km)
  • Lac de Vassivière (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (29km)

Geography and distances

Margerides is in the southern-centre of France at 54 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Margerides is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Margerides

Canton: Bort-les-Orgues

Arrondissement: Ussel

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19200

Distance to Margerides

from Tulle (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 432 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 534 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Liginiac, Roche-le-Peyroux, Saint-Bonnet-Pres-Bort, Saint-Etienne-la-Geneste, Saint-Julien-Pres-Bort, Saint-Victour, Sainte-Marie-Lapanouze, Sarroux and Veyrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Margerides


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