Frugeres-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 5 km from Frugeres-les-Mines

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Frugeres-les-Mines is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Frugeres-les-Mines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 5 km and Brioude at 12 km.

Frugeres-les-Mines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Auzon guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France' and...

See Montpeyroux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


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

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that attracts visitors...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the side of...

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Castle at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm in the...

See Billom guide

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Markets in and near Frugeres-les-Mines

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (2km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (3km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (12km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (16km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (26km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (26km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (29km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Frugeres-les-Mines, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Frugeres-les-Mines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (14km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (8km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (42km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Lac Pavin (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (49km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (17km)

Geography and distances

Frugeres-les-Mines is in the southern-centre of France at 59 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Frugeres-les-Mines is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Frugeres-les-Mines

Canton: Auzon

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43250

Distance to Frugeres-les-Mines

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Frugeres-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzon, Azerat, Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre, Brassac-les-Mines, Chambezon, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Cohade, Jumeaux, Lorlanges, Moriat, Saint-Geron, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Sainte-Florine, Vergongheon, Vezezoux and Vichel.

This page in French: Visiter Frugeres-les-Mines