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Visit Salers: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very lovely - and also very popular (crowded!) with visitors

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Salers. For detailed visitor information see the Salers travel guide.

Salers is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Salers is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Salers include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chamant at 7 km and Tournemire at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salers, 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 Salers 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 Salers


Markets in and near Salers

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (36km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (43km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (51km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (52km)

More information about Salers, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Salers, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (9km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (15km)
  • Puy Griou (18km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (23km)
  • Signal du Luguet (44km)
  • Puy de Sancy (50km)
  • Lac Pavin (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (10km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salers

Canton: Salers

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15140

Distance to Salers

from Aurillac (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 553 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Salers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontanges, Le Vaulmier, Saint-Bonnet-de-Salers, Saint-Chamant, Saint-Martin-Valmeroux, Saint-Paul-de-Salers and Saint-Projet-de-Salers.

This page in French: Visiter Salers

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