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Chazelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chazelles in Cantal

Photo is of Lavaudieu at 20 km from Chazelles

Visit Chazelles: highlights and tourist information

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Chazelles is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 20 km and Saint-Flour at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chazelles, 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 Chazelles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
 
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Allegre

Allegre

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 42 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 44 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Issoire

Issoire

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

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

See Issoire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction north-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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cantal

Map of places to visit near Chazelles

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Markets in and near Chazelles

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (12km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (18km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (21km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (31km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (34km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (34km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (34km)

More information about Chazelles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chazelles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (15km)
  • Signal du Luguet (37km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (42km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (47km)
  • Lac Pavin (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chazelles is in the southern-centre of France at 73 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Chazelles is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chazelles

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Chazelles

from Aurillac (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celoux, Chastel, Cronce, Ferrussac, Rageade, Saint-Austremoine, Saint-Cirgues, Soulages and Vedrines-Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Chazelles

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