Ydes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ydes: highlights and tourist information

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Ydes is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Ydes is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 16 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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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!


... 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

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

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