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Cerzat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 12 km from Cerzat

Visit Cerzat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 12 km and Brioude at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cerzat, 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 Cerzat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



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

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of...

See Arlempdes guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cerzat


Markets in and near Cerzat

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (6km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (7km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (30km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (30km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Cerzat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cerzat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (15km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (46km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (22km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (37km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (40km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)
  • Bois Noirs (43km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (40km)

Geography and distances

Cerzat is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Cerzat is 420 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cerzat

Canton: Lavoûte-Chilhac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43380

Distance to Cerzat

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 420 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 500 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlet, Aubazat, Chassagnes, Chilhac, Couteuges, Mazeyrat-d'Allier, Paulhaguet, Saint-Cirgues, Saint-Georges-d'Aurac, Saint-Privat-du-Dragon and Salzuit.

This page in French: Visiter Cerzat

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