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Tournemire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tournemire in Cantal

Visit Tournemire: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de Anjony

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

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Tournemire include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontanges at 7 km and Salers at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tournemire, 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 Tournemire in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salers guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
 
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Mauriac

Mauriac

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide
Laroquebrou

Laroquebrou

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Marcoles

Marcoles

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 32 km (direction west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval...

See Tours de Merle guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mourjou guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 43 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 43 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maurs guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tournemire

 
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Markets in and near Tournemire

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (27km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (35km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (44km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (47km)

More information about Tournemire, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Tournemire, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (16km)

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 (17km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (15km)
  • Puy Griou (18km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tournemire is in the southern-centre of France at 15 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Tournemire is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tournemire

Canton: Saint-Cernin

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15310

Distance to Tournemire

from Aurillac (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Girgols, Laroquevieille, Marmanhac, Saint-Cernin, Saint-Chamant, Saint-Projet-de-Salers and Velzic.

This page in French: Visiter Tournemire

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