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Cayres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cayres: highlights and tourist information

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Cayres 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 14 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Cayres is 450 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 11 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cayres, 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 Cayres 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 Cayres


Markets in and near Cayres

  • Costaros: market Monday (5km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (12km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (16km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (16km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Cayres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cayres, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (56km)

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 (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (51km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (3km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (7km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (34km)
  • Mont Mouchet (35km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (39km)
  • Tanargue (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cayres

Canton: Cayres

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43510

Distance to Cayres

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 450 km

from Calais: 685 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Costaros, Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas, Le Brignon, Ouides, Seneujols and Solignac-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Cayres

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