Tournemire tourism and travel guide

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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".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Tournemire in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontanges at 7 km and Salers at 9 km.

Tournemire, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


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

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

See Salers guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
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at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill...

See Chateau de Laroque guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


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 castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mourjou guide


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

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

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


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maurs guide

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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)

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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