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Ruynes-en-Margeride tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ruynes-en-Margeride in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 11 km from Ruynes-en-Margeride

Visit Ruynes-en-Margeride: highlights and tourist information

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Ruynes-en-Margeride is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


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

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

See Blesle guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best...

See Laguiole guide


at 50 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic...

See Marvejols guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 66 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide

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

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

What to do at Ruynes-en-Margeride? 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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Ruynes-en-Margeride is in the southern-centre of France at 62 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Ruynes-en-Margeride is 434 kilometres from Paris).

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

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