Pers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pers: highlights and tourist information

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Pers is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Pers is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroquebrou at 10 km and Marcoles at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pers, 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 Pers 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 Pers

Markets in and near Pers

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (34km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (35km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (37km)

More information about Pers, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pers, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (30km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (33km)
  • Assier Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (39km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (40km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)
  • Puy Griou (43km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pers

Canton: Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15290

Distance to Pers

from Aurillac (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 587 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cayrols, Glenat, La Segalassiere, Lacapelle-Viescamp, Le Rouget, Omps, Roumegoux and Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat.

This page in French: Visiter Pers