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Tanavelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tanavelle in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 8 km from Tanavelle

Visit Tanavelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 8 km and Blesle at 36 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tanavelle, 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 Tanavelle in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting...

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for...

See Laguiole guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salers guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest...

See Brioude guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tanavelle


Markets in and near Tanavelle

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (19km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (33km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (33km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (40km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (43km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (45km)

More information about Tanavelle, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Tanavelle, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (19km)
  • Puy Griou (24km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (27km)
  • Mont Mouchet (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (45km)

Geography and distances

Tanavelle is in the southern-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Tanavelle is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tanavelle

Canton: Saint-Flour-Sud

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15100

Distance to Tanavelle

from Aurillac (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 665 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 536 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelat, Cussac, Les Ternes, Roffiac, Seriers, Valuejols and Villedieu.

This page in French: Visiter Tanavelle

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