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Cistrieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cistrieres in Haute-Loire

Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 6 km from Cistrieres

Visit Cistrieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 6 km and Lavaudieu at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cistrieres, 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 Cistrieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


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

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

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cistrieres


Markets in and near Cistrieres

  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (10km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (13km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (15km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (18km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (25km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (26km)

More information about Cistrieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cistrieres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (38km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (23km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (29km)
  • Mont Mouchet (43km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (34km)

Geography and distances

Cistrieres is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Cistrieres is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cistrieres

Canton: Chaise-Dieu

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43160

Distance to Cistrieres

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berbezit, Connangles, La Chapelle-Geneste, Laval-sur-Doulon, Montclard, Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc and Sembadel.

This page in French: Visiter Cistrieres

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