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Blassac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 11 km from Blassac

Visit Blassac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 11 km and Brioude at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Blassac, 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 Blassac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Usson guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to...

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Blassac

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Markets in and near Blassac

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (10km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (11km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (27km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (27km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (37km)

More information about Blassac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Blassac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (37km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (42km)
  • Bois Noirs (44km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (46km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (53km)
  • Lac Pavin (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Blassac is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Blassac is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blassac

Canton: Lavoûte-Chilhac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43380

Distance to Blassac

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 503 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlet, Aubazat, Chilhac, Saint-Austremoine, Saint-Cirgues, Saint-Ilpize, Saint-Privat-du-Dragon and Villeneuve-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Blassac

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