Saint-Cernin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Cernin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Cernin is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 15 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cernin is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chamant at 4 km and Tournemire at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Cernin, 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 Saint-Cernin 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 Saint-Cernin

Markets in and near Saint-Cernin

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (39km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (42km)

More information about Saint-Cernin, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Cernin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (49km)
  • Assier Chateau (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (17km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (19km)
  • Puy Griou (22km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (27km)
  • Signal du Luguet (54km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (15km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cernin

Canton: Saint-Cernin

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15310

Distance to Saint-Cernin

from Aurillac (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Cernin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Freix-Anglards, Girgols, Marmanhac, Saint-Chamant, Saint-Cirgues-de-Malbert and Tournemire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cernin