Auzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Auzon in Haute-Loire

Visit Auzon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an imposing church and medieval houses

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Auzon. For detailed visitor information see the Auzon travel guide.

Auzon is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Auzon is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Usson at 15 km and Lavaudieu at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auzon, 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 Auzon 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 Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Auzon

Markets in and near Auzon

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (4km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (5km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (11km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (20km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (23km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (28km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (29km)

More information about Auzon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Auzon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Auzon.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (17km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (7km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (19km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (40km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (43km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (26km)
  • Signal du Luguet (31km)
  • Lac Pavin (40km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (46km)
  • Lac du Guery (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Auzon

Canton: Auzon

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43390

Distance to Auzon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnat, Azerat, Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre, Brassac-les-Mines, Frugeres-les-Mines, Jumeaux, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Sainte-Florine, Valz-sous-Chateauneuf, Vergongheon and Vezezoux.

This page in French: Visiter Auzon