Grenier-Montgon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grenier-Montgon in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Blesle at 4 km from Grenier-Montgon

Visit Grenier-Montgon: highlights and tourist information

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Grenier-Montgon 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 Grenier-Montgon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 4 km and Brioude at 15 km.

Grenier-Montgon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Brioude guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 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


at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-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
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of forested volcanic...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 33 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


at 36 km (direction north-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 37 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


Castle at 38 km (direction 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
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide

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Markets in and near Grenier-Montgon

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (15km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (16km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (25km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (27km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (29km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (31km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (32km)

More information about Grenier-Montgon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Grenier-Montgon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (13km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (17km)
  • Lac Pavin (33km)
  • Mont Mouchet (37km)
  • Puy de Sancy (40km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (42km)
  • Bois Noirs (44km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)
  • Lac du Guery (47km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (47km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (4km)

Geography and distances

Grenier-Montgon is in the southern-centre of France at 61 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Grenier-Montgon is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grenier-Montgon

Canton: Blesle

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43450

Distance to Grenier-Montgon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Grenier-Montgon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-l'Eglise, Autrac, Blesle, Espalem, Lorlanges, Lubilhac, Massiac, Saint-Beauzire and Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle.

This page in French: Visiter Grenier-Montgon