Cros tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cros: highlights and tourist information

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Cros is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Cros is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bourboule at 17 km and Mont-Dore at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cros, 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 Cros 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 Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Cros

Markets in and near Cros

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (20km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (24km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (26km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Cros, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cros, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cros.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (24km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (30km)
  • Verger de Déduit (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (48km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (18km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (20km)
  • Lac Pavin (22km)
  • Lac du Guery (23km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (44km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (35km)
  • Mozac (58km)
  • Marsat (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cros

Canton: Tour-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63810

Distance to Cros

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnols, Labessette, Lanobre, Larodde and Tremouille-Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Cros