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Blanzac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blanzac in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 8 km from Blanzac

Visit Blanzac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 8 km and Allegre at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Blanzac, 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 Blanzac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
 
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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Pradelles guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character'...

See Thueyts guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient...

See Meyras guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Blanzac

 
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Markets in and near Blanzac

  • Polignac: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (7km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (9km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (14km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (18km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (18km)

Hotels near Blanzac

More information about Blanzac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Blanzac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (19km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (23km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (42km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Blanzac is in the southern-centre of France at 8 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Blanzac is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blanzac

Canton: Saint-Paulien

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43350

Distance to Blanzac

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 314 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Borne, Chadrac, Le Monteil, Lissac, Polignac, Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien, Saint-Paulien, Saint-Vidal and Saint-Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Blanzac

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