Valette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valette in Cantal

Photo is of Riom-es-Montagnes at 5 km from Valette

Visit Valette: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom-es-Montagnes at 5 km and Salers at 17 km.

Valette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Salers guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de Anjony...

See Tournemire guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in...

See La Bourboule guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area such as...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when you are...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


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

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol that stands...

See Murol guide


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

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

See Blesle guide

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Map of places to visit near Valette


Markets in and near Valette

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (35km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (37km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (37km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (38km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (39km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (43km)

More information about Valette, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Valette, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (19km)

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) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (47km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (14km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (29km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (22km)
  • Puy Griou (22km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (26km)
  • Signal du Luguet (31km)
  • Puy de Sancy (33km)
  • Lac Pavin (34km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (18km)

Geography and distances

Valette is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Valette is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valette

Canton: Riom-ès-Montagnes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15400

Distance to Valette

from Aurillac (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 537 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Collandres, Menet, Riom-es-Montagnes and Trizac.

This page in French: Visiter Valette