Ruynes-en-Margeride tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ruynes-en-Margeride: highlights and tourist information

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Ruynes-en-Margeride is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 62 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Ruynes-en-Margeride is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 11 km and Aumont Aubrac at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ruynes-en-Margeride, 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 Ruynes-en-Margeride in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ruynes-en-Margeride

Markets in and near Ruynes-en-Margeride

  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (22km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (24km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (32km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (43km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (45km)

More information about Ruynes-en-Margeride, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ruynes-en-Margeride, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (12km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (37km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (41km)
  • Signal du Luguet (41km)
  • Puy Griou (42km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (44km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (28km)
  • Aumont-Aubrac (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15320

Distance to Ruynes-en-Margeride

from Aurillac (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 526 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ruynes-en-Margeride from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglards-de-Saint-Flour, Chaliers, Clavieres, Lorcieres and Vabres.

This page in French: Visiter Ruynes-en-Margeride