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Ydes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Val at 12 km from Ydes

Visit Ydes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Val at 12 km and Mauriac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ydes, 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 Ydes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 30 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Tournemire guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide


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

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 44 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

See Correze (village) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ydes


Markets in and near Ydes

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (24km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (38km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (43km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (46km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (47km)

More information about Ydes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ydes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (14km)
  • Verger de Déduit (16km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (25km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Puy Griou (36km)
  • Lac Pavin (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (39km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (41km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (18km)

Geography and distances

Ydes is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Ydes is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ydes

Canton: Saignes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15210

Distance to Ydes

from Aurillac (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 424 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassignac, Bort-les-Orgues, Champagnac, Le Monteil, Madic, Saignes, Saint-Pierre, Sauvat and Veyrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Ydes

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