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Saint-Illide tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Chamant at 10 km from Saint-Illide

Visit Saint-Illide: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chamant at 10 km and Tournemire at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 19 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


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

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

See Argentat guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maurs guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Saint-Cere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Illide


Markets in and near Saint-Illide

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (37km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (40km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (45km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (48km)

More information about Saint-Illide, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Illide, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (42km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (42km)
  • Assier Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (19km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (28km)
  • Puy Griou (31km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (35km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (45km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (50km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (16km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Illide is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Illide is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Illide

Canton: Saint-Cernin

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15310

Distance to Saint-Illide

from Aurillac (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Freix-Anglards, Saint-Cirgues-de-Malbert, Saint-Martin-Cantales, Saint-Santin-Cantales and Saint-Victor.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Illide

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