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Montsalvy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montsalvy in Cantal

Photo is of Le Don du Fel at 6 km from Montsalvy

Visit Montsalvy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Don du Fel at 6 km and Entraygues at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montsalvy, 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 Montsalvy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

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
Entraygues

Entraygues

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
Vieillevie

Vieillevie

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vieillevie guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Mourjou guide
 
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Marcoles

Marcoles

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Marcoles guide
Conques

Conques

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

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

See Conques guide
Estaing

Estaing

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
Maurs

Maurs

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Maurs guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments but...

See Aurillac guide
Laguiole

Laguiole

at 28 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Espalion

Espalion

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the...

See Espalion guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Saint-Come-d'Olt

Saint-Come-d'Olt

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide
Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but...

See Capdenac guide

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Map of places to visit near Montsalvy

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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)

More information about Montsalvy, Auvergne

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)
 
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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

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