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Moledes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Blesle at 12 km from Moledes

Visit Moledes: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 22 km (direction west-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
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 27 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
 
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Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

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

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the...

See Mont-Dore guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moledes

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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

What to do at Moledes? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Moledes is in the southern-centre of France at 60 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Moledes is 403 kilometres from Paris).

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

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