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Rageade tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 16 km from Rageade

Visit Rageade: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 16 km and Lavaudieu at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rageade, 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 Rageade in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting...

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the...

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 42 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 48 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle...

See Saint-Floret guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cantal

Map of places to visit near Rageade


Markets in and near Rageade

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (17km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (22km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (23km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (33km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (34km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (34km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (35km)

More information about Rageade, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Rageade, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (20km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (16km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (41km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)
  • Lac Pavin (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (37km)

Geography and distances

Rageade is in the southern-centre of France at 69 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Rageade is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rageade

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Rageade

from Aurillac (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 658 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celoux, Chastel, Chazelles, Lastic, Montchamp, Soulages and Vedrines-Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Rageade

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