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Saint-Marc tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 17 km from Saint-Marc

Visit Saint-Marc: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 17 km and Aumont Aubrac at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Laguiole

Laguiole

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
Marvejols

Marvejols

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Marvejols guide
 
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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

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

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 47 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
Mende

Mende

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide
Saint-Come-d'Olt

Saint-Come-d'Olt

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide
Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 53 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
Espalion

Espalion

at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the...

See Espalion guide
Estaing

Estaing

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Estaing guide
Entraygues

Entraygues

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Marc

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Markets in and near Saint-Marc

  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (32km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (36km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (42km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (43km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (46km)

More information about Saint-Marc, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Marc, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (43km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (17km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (30km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (38km)
  • Puy Griou (43km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Marc is in the southern-centre of France at 59 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Marc is 444 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Marc

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15390

Distance to Saint-Marc

from Aurillac (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 444 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 537 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albaret-le-Comtal, Albaret-Sainte-Marie, Chaulhac, Faverolles, Les Monts-Verts, Loubaresse and Saint-Just.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Marc

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