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Saint-Saury tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Saury in Cantal

Photo is of Laroquebrou at 12 km from Saint-Saury

Visit Saint-Saury: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroquebrou at 12 km and Maurs at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Maurs guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Saint-Cere guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you...

See Autoire guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 26 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views make...

See Loubressac guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-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 30 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Saury


Markets in and near Saint-Saury

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (30km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (36km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (39km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (39km)

Hotels near Saint-Saury

More information about Saint-Saury, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Saury, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (22km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (25km)
  • Assier Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (31km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (34km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (48km)
  • Puy Griou (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Saury is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Saint-Saury is 444 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Saury

Canton: Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15290

Distance to Saint-Saury

from Aurillac (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 444 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 428 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 594 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Glenat, La Segalassiere, Labastide-du-Haut-Mont, Parlan and Roumegoux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Saury

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