Oradour tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oradour: highlights and tourist information

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Oradour is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Oradour is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 18 km and Laguiole at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oradour, 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 Oradour 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 Oradour

Markets in and near Oradour

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (9km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (19km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (30km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (42km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (44km)

More information about Oradour, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Oradour, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (51km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (21km)
  • Puy Griou (25km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (27km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (32km)
  • Mont Mouchet (35km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Aumont-Aubrac (35km)
  • Massiac (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oradour

Canton: Pierrefort

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15260

Distance to Oradour

from Aurillac (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Espinasse, Gourdieges, Neuveglise and Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Oradour