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Saint-Santin-Cantales tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laroquebrou at 8 km from Saint-Santin-Cantales

Visit Saint-Santin-Cantales: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroquebrou at 8 km and Tours de Merle at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Santin-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-Santin-Cantales in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 16 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 18 km (direction east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 34 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


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maurs guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

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

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Santin-Cantales


Markets in and near Saint-Santin-Cantales

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (36km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (38km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (44km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (45km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)

More information about Saint-Santin-Cantales, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Santin-Cantales, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (36km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (37km)
  • Assier Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (24km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Puy Griou (36km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (44km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (44km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (21km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Santin-Cantales is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Santin-Cantales is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Santin-Cantales

Canton: Laroquebrou

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15150

Distance to Saint-Santin-Cantales

from Aurillac (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnac, Ayrens, Nieudan, Saint-Illide and Saint-Victor.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Santin-Cantales

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