Moledes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Moledes: highlights and tourist information

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Moledes is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 60 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Moledes is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 12 km and Parc des Volcans at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moledes, 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 Moledes 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 Moledes

Markets in and near Moledes

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (27km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (27km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (28km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (29km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (35km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Moledes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Moledes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (9km)
  • Lac Pavin (29km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (31km)
  • Puy Griou (33km)
  • Puy de Sancy (34km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (35km)
  • Mont Mouchet (41km)
  • Lac du Guery (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (12km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Moledes

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Moledes

from Aurillac (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charmensac, Laurie, Leyvaux and Veze.

This page in French: Visiter Moledes