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Brousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brousse in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Sauxillanges at 9 km from Brousse

Visit Brousse: highlights and tourist information

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Brousse is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauxillanges at 9 km and Usson at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brousse, 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 Brousse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide
Billom

Billom

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide
 
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Issoire

Issoire

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 23 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

See Thiers guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

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

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide

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Map of places to visit near Brousse

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Markets in and near Brousse

  • Billom: market Monday (17km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (17km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (23km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (24km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (26km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Brousse, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Brousse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (19km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (38km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (17km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (31km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (39km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (16km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (31km)
  • Lac Pavin (46km)
  • Signal du Luguet (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brousse is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Brousse is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brousse

Canton: Cunlhat

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63490

Distance to Brousse

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzelles, Ceilloux, Condat-les-Montboissier, Egliseneuve-Des-Liards, Isserteaux, Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres and Sugeres.

This page in French: Visiter Brousse

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