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Photo is of Laroquebrou at 10 km from Pers

Visit Pers: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below...

See Laroquebrou guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th...

See Marcoles guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maurs guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles...

See Tours de Merle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de...

See Tournemire guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the Monts...

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the...

See Cardaillac guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view...

See Argentat guide

... 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

What to do at Pers? 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

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

Pers is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Pers is 441 kilometres from Paris).

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

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