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Auriac-l'Eglise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Auriac-l'Eglise in Cantal

Photo is of Blesle at 7 km from Auriac-l'Eglise

Visit Auriac-l'Eglise: highlights and tourist information

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Auriac-l'Eglise is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 7 km and Brioude at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auriac-l'Eglise, 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 Auriac-l'Eglise in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 20 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


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

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


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

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


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

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


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

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

See Murol guide


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

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Auriac-l'Eglise


Markets in and near Auriac-l'Eglise

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (20km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (22km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (31km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (31km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (31km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Auriac-l'Eglise, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Auriac-l'Eglise, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (7km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (19km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (13km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (37km)
  • Mont Mouchet (38km)
  • Puy de Sancy (38km)
  • Puy Griou (39km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (42km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (47km)
  • Bois Noirs (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (6km)

Geography and distances

Auriac-l'Eglise is in the southern-centre of France at 66 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Auriac-l'Eglise is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Auriac-l'Eglise

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Auriac-l'Eglise

from Aurillac (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Auriac-l'Eglise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blesle, Charmensac, Grenier-Montgon, Laurie, Leyvaux, Massiac, Molompize and Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle.

This page in French: Visiter Auriac-l'Eglise

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