Saint-Mary-le-Plain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Mary-le-Plain: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Mary-le-Plain is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 63 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Mary-le-Plain is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 15 km and Saint-Flour at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Mary-le-Plain, 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-Mary-le-Plain in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Mary-le-Plain

Markets in and near Saint-Mary-le-Plain

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (21km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (27km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (28km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (28km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (28km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (33km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (39km)

More information about Saint-Mary-le-Plain, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Mary-le-Plain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Mary-le-Plain.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (21km)
  • Mont Mouchet (29km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (34km)
  • Puy Griou (38km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (41km)
  • Puy de Sancy (47km)
  • Bois Noirs (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (8km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Mary-le-Plain

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Saint-Mary-le-Plain

from Aurillac (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Mary-le-Plain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnac, Charmensac, Molompize, Rezentieres and Saint-Poncy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Mary-le-Plain