Mentieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mentieres: highlights and tourist information

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Mentieres is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Mentieres is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 5 km and Blesle at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mentieres, 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 Mentieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Mentieres

Markets in and near Mentieres

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (26km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (28km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (31km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (32km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (33km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (40km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (41km)

More information about Mentieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mentieres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mentieres.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (36km)

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) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (28km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (21km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (32km)
  • Puy Griou (34km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (37km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mentieres

Canton: Saint-Flour-Nord

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15100

Distance to Mentieres

from Aurillac (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 525 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelat, Coren, Lastic, Montchamp, Saint-Flour, Saint-Georges, Tiviers and Vabres.

This page in French: Visiter Mentieres