Riom-es-Montagnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Riom-es-Montagnes in Cantal

Visit Riom-es-Montagnes: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Riom-es-Montagnes is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Riom-es-Montagnes is 398 kilometres from Paris).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salers at 21 km and Fontanges at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Riom-es-Montagnes, 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 Riom-es-Montagnes 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 Riom-es-Montagnes

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)

More information about Riom-es-Montagnes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Riom-es-Montagnes, France

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

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