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Vernols tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parc des Volcans at 18 km from Vernols

Visit Vernols: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 18 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vernols, 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 Vernols in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
 
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Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Salers guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontanges guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 40 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle...

See Saint-Floret guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut...

See Saint-Nectaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vernols

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Markets in and near Vernols

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (32km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (39km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (39km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (40km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Vernols, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (38km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (14km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (21km)
  • Puy Griou (22km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (24km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (34km)
  • Lac du Guery (44km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)
  • Mont Mouchet (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vernols is in the southern-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Vernols is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernols

Canton: Allanche

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15160

Distance to Vernols

from Aurillac (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 525 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allanche, Landeyrat, Pradiers and Segur-les-Villas.

This page in French: Visiter Vernols

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