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Montgreleix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montgreleix in Cantal

Photo is of Parc des Volcans at 6 km from Montgreleix

Visit Montgreleix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 6 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montgreleix, 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 Montgreleix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 6 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide
 
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Murol

Murol

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction 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
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Salers guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide

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Map of places to visit near Montgreleix

 
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Markets in and near Montgreleix

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (19km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (26km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (34km)

More information about Montgreleix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montgreleix, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (37km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (38km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (47km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (9km)
  • Lac Pavin (17km)
  • Puy de Sancy (21km)
  • Lac du Guery (30km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (31km)
  • Puy Griou (32km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (33km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Mont Mouchet (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montgreleix is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Montgreleix is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montgreleix

Canton: Condat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15190

Distance to Montgreleix

from Aurillac (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanterelle, Espinchal, La Godivelle, Marcenat and Parc des Volcans.

This page in French: Visiter Montgreleix

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