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Saint-Gerons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laroquebrou at 3 km from Saint-Gerons

Visit Saint-Gerons: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gerons is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroquebrou at 3 km and Tours de Merle at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gerons, 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-Gerons in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Laroquebrou

Laroquebrou

at 3 km (direction north-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village...

See Laroquebrou guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in...

See Tours de Merle guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Aurillac guide
Marcoles

Marcoles

at 21 km (direction south-east)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide
 
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Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle...

See Saint-Chamant guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournemire guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 27 km (direction south)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and...

See Maurs guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view...

See Argentat guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so...

See Saint-Cere guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du...

See Fontanges guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 30 km (direction west), in the Correze department

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salers guide
Mauriac

Mauriac

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gerons

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Gerons

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (27km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (37km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (41km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)

More information about Saint-Gerons, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gerons, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (30km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (31km)
  • Assier Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (38km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (38km)
  • Puy Griou (41km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (44km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (45km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Gerons is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gerons is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gerons

Canton: Laroquebrou

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15150

Distance to Saint-Gerons

from Aurillac (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Glenat, Lacapelle-Viescamp, Laroquebrou, Montvert, Nieudan and Saint-Etienne-Cantales.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gerons

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