Riom-es-Montagnes tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to follow one or two of the trails into the Natural Regional Park of the Vocanoes

Riom-es-Montagnes is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Riom-es-Montagnes. For detailed visitor information see the Riom-es-Montagnes travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Riom-es-Montagnes include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Riom-es-Montagnes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salers at 21 km and Chateau de Val at 22 km.

Riom-es-Montagnes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very lovely...

See Salers guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 22 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide
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at 27 km (direction west)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the...

See Mauriac guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide


Castle at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide

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Markets in and near Riom-es-Montagnes

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (33km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (34km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (35km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (40km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Riom-es-Montagnes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (19km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (32km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (40km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (23km)
  • Puy Griou (23km)
  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (26km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (30km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (37km)
  • Lac du Guery (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (23km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (42km)

Geography and distances

Riom-es-Montagnes is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Riom-es-Montagnes is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Riom-es-Montagnes

Canton: Riom-ès-Montagnes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15400

Distance to Riom-es-Montagnes

from Aurillac (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 533 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Riom-es-Montagnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apchon, Collandres, Marchastel, Menet and Valette.

This page in French: Visiter Riom-es-Montagnes


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