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Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontanges at 18 km from Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats

Visit Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontanges at 18 km and Tournemire at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats, 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-Jacques-Des-Blats in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salers guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats


Markets in and near Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (24km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (28km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (44km)

More information about Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (7km)

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 Pierre (Blesle) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (27km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy Griou (3km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (4km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (4km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (29km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats

Canton: Vic-sur-Cère

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15580

Distance to Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats

from Aurillac (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 260 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mandailles-Saint-Julien and Thiezac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jacques-Des-Blats

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