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Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 6 km from Menet

Visit Menet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 6 km and Chateau de Val at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Menet, 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 Menet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 6 km (direction 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 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Salers guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 20 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 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

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

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide


at 36 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 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide


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

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

See Murol guide


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

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

See Meymac guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Menet


Markets in and near Menet

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (35km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (36km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (36km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (43km)

More information about Menet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Menet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (22km)

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 Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (15km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (26km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (35km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (48km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (25km)
  • Puy Griou (26km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (31km)
  • Signal du Luguet (32km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (38km)
  • Lac du Guery (40km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (19km)

Geography and distances

Menet is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Menet is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menet

Canton: Riom-ès-Montagnes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15400

Distance to Menet

from Aurillac (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 631 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 536 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antignac, La Monselie, Riom-es-Montagnes, Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil, Trizac, Valette and Vebret.

This page in French: Visiter Menet

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