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Meallet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meallet in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 8 km from Meallet

Visit Meallet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 8 km and Salers at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Meallet, 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 Meallet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


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

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

See Saint-Angel guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

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

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 35 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


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village...

See Laroquebrou guide


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

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

See Meymac guide


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

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meallet


Markets in and near Meallet

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (34km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (44km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (45km)

More information about Meallet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Meallet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (62km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (6km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (19km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (27km)
  • Puy Griou (29km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (34km)
  • Puy de Sancy (43km)
  • Signal du Luguet (44km)
  • Lac Pavin (45km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (48km)
  • Lac du Guery (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (8km)

Geography and distances

Meallet is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Meallet is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meallet

Canton: Mauriac

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15200

Distance to Meallet

from Aurillac (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 241 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglards-de-Salers, Auzers, Jaleyrac, Le Monteil and Moussages.

This page in French: Visiter Meallet

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