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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 region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), 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).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Blanzac


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)

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)

Geography and distances

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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