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Saint-Martin-Cantales tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Chamant at 11 km from Saint-Martin-Cantales

Visit Saint-Martin-Cantales: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chamant at 11 km and Mauriac at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martin-Cantales, 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-Martin-Cantales in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Tournemire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Fontanges guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 18 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide


at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


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

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Saint-Cere guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Val guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-Cantales


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-Cantales

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (40km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (43km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (48km)

More information about Saint-Martin-Cantales, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-Cantales, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (43km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (17km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (29km)
  • Puy Griou (32km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (36km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (42km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (51km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (13km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-Cantales is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-Cantales is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-Cantales

Canton: Pleaux

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15140

Distance to Saint-Martin-Cantales

from Aurillac (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 424 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 568 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnac, Barriac-les-Bosquets, Besse, Pleaux, Saint-Cirgues-de-Malbert, Saint-Illide and Sainte-Eulalie.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-Cantales

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