Beaumont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaumont in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Brioude at 4 km from Beaumont

Visit Beaumont: highlights and tourist information

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Beaumont is situated in the Haute-Loire 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 Beaumont in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brioude at 4 km and Auzon at 9 km.

Beaumont, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brioude guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide


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

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


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

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

See Sauxillanges guide


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

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

See Issoire guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


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

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

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

See Ambert guide

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Markets in and near Beaumont

  • Brioude: market Saturday (4km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (10km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (11km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (13km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (18km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (27km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (27km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Beaumont, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Beaumont, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (5km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (27km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (47km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (28km)
  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Mont Mouchet (38km)
  • Lac Pavin (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (46km)
  • Puy de Sancy (48km)
  • Lac du Guery (53km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (55km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (57km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (13km)

Geography and distances

Beaumont is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Beaumont is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaumont

Canton: Brioude-Nord

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43100

Distance to Beaumont

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 494 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azerat, Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre, Brioude, Cohade, Lorlanges, Paulhac, Saint-Beauzire, Saint-Geron, Saint-Laurent-Chabreuges and Vieille-Brioude.

This page in French: Visiter Beaumont