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Auvers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 25 km from Auvers

Visit Auvers: highlights and tourist information

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Auvers is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 25 km and Lavaudieu at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auvers, 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 Auvers in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 25 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 38 km (direction east)

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 43 km (direction north-east)

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the...

See Arlempdes guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles...

See Pradelles guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for...

See Laguiole guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 62 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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Auvers


Markets in and near Auvers

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (14km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (23km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (25km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (33km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (37km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Auvers, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Auvers, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (31km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (3km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (32km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (39km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (47km)
  • Signal du Luguet (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (22km)

Geography and distances

Auvers is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Auvers is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Auvers

Canton: Pinols

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Auvers

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 672 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 518 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Desges, La Besseyre-Saint-Mary, Paulhac-en-Margeride and Tailhac.

This page in French: Visiter Auvers

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