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Cros tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cros in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Chateau de Val at 8 km from Cros

Visit Cros: highlights and tourist information

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Cros is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Val at 8 km and La Bourboule at 17 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!

Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 8 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on...

See Chateau de Val guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 17 km (direction north-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the...

See Mont-Dore guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


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

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant...

See Saint-Angel guide


Castle at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de...

See Murol guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important...

See Orcival guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the...

See Meymac guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Cantal department

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery...

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very...

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal...

See Fontanges guide

... 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

What to do at Cros? 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

Cros is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Cros is 377 kilometres from Paris).

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

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