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Mentieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 5 km from Mentieres

Visit Mentieres: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 32 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
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 33 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
 
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Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 42 km (direction 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
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
Laguiole

Laguiole

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 65 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide
Entraygues

Entraygues

at 65 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide

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Map of places to visit near Mentieres

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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

What to do at Mentieres? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Mentieres is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Mentieres is 425 kilometres from Paris).

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

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