Beaulieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaulieu in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Auzon at 9 km from Beaulieu

Visit Beaulieu: highlights and tourist information

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Beaulieu is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beaulieu in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 9 km and Usson at 10 km.

Beaulieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 9 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

See Auzon guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and unspoiled town...

See Issoire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

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Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

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Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is now listed...

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Brioude

Brioude

at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France' and...

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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the side of...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murol guide
Billom

Billom

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm in the...

See Billom guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

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Markets in and near Beaulieu

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (5km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (5km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (11km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (20km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (20km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (22km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (29km)

More information about Beaulieu, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Beaulieu, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (8km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (17km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (31km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (35km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (43km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Bois Noirs (29km)
  • Lac Pavin (31km)
  • Puy de Sancy (38km)
  • Lac du Guery (41km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Beaulieu is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Beaulieu is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaulieu

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63570

Distance to Beaulieu

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bansat, Brassac-les-Mines, Chalus, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Collanges, Gignat, Jumeaux, Lamontgie, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Le Broc, Moriat, Nonette, Orsonnette, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Gervazy, Saint-Martin-Des-Plains, Sainte-Florine, Vezezoux and Vichel.

This page in French: Visiter Beaulieu