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Brassac-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 4 km from Brassac-les-Mines

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Brassac-les-Mines is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 4 km and Usson at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brassac-les-Mines, 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 Brassac-les-Mines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 4 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Usson guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
 
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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most...

See Montpeyroux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Billom

Billom

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau...

See Murol guide

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Map of places to visit near Brassac-les-Mines

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Markets in and near Brassac-les-Mines

Market days in Brassac-les-Mines: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (0km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (1km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (16km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (25km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (27km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (27km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Brassac-les-Mines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (13km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (4km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (16km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (40km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (28km)
  • Signal du Luguet (28km)
  • Lac Pavin (36km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (49km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brassac-les-Mines is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Brassac-les-Mines is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brassac-les-Mines

Canton: Jumeaux

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63570

Distance to Brassac-les-Mines

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Brassac-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzon, Azerat, Beaulieu, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Esteil, Frugeres-les-Mines, Jumeaux, Moriat, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Sainte-Florine, Vergongheon and Vezezoux.

This page in French: Visiter Brassac-les-Mines

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