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Cronce tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 20 km from Cronce

Visit Cronce: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 20 km and Saint-Flour at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cronce, 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 Cronce in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), 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 42 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


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

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

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 53 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


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely...

See Pradelles guide


at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cronce


Markets in and near Cronce

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (10km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (18km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (33km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (35km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Cronce, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cronce, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (20km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (13km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (39km)
  • Signal du Luguet (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (45km)
  • Lac Pavin (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (34km)

Geography and distances

Cronce is in the southern-centre of France at 42 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Cronce is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cronce

Canton: Pinols

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Cronce

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlet, Aubazat, Chastel, Chazelles, Ferrussac, Pinols, Saint-Austremoine and Saint-Cirgues.

This page in French: Visiter Cronce

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