Montsalvy tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Montsalvy is an 11th century town with an interesting historic centre

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montsalvy. For detailed visitor information see the Montsalvy travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montsalvy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Fel at 6 km and Le Don du Fel at 6 km.

Montsalvy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west)

Junhac is a pretty village of Cantal, with an attractive church...

See Junhac guide
Le Fel

Le Fel

at 6 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

Although small, the location of Le Fel and the pretty houses and...

See Le Fel guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 6 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 7 km (direction west)

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

See Sénezergues guide


at 8 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


at 9 km (direction west)

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

See Cassaniouze guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide


at 10 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

Espeyrac is a small, picturesque village surrounded by chestnut forests...

See Espeyrac guide


at 14 km (direction west)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century...

See Conques Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and as a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful...

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide


at 24 km (direction west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide

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Markets in and near Montsalvy

  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (9km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (20km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (23km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (24km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (24km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Montsalvy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (31km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (31km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (43km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (44km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (46km)

Geography and distances

Montsalvy is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Montsalvy is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montsalvy

Canton: Montsalvy

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15120

Distance to Montsalvy

from Aurillac (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 696 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Junhac, Labesserette, Ladinhac, Lapeyrugue and Sansac-Veinazes.

This page in French: Visiter Montsalvy