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La Besseyre-Saint-Mary tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 26 km from La Besseyre-Saint-Mary

Visit La Besseyre-Saint-Mary: highlights and tourist information

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La Besseyre-Saint-Mary is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 26 km and Aumont Aubrac at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Besseyre-Saint-Mary, 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 La Besseyre-Saint-Mary in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

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

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Brioude guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 45 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Auzon guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic...

See Marvejols guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best...

See La Garde-Guerin guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Besseyre-Saint-Mary


Markets in and near La Besseyre-Saint-Mary

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (16km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (21km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (28km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (35km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (36km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near La Besseyre-Saint-Mary, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (3km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (30km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (37km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (45km)
  • Signal du Luguet (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (19km)

Geography and distances

La Besseyre-Saint-Mary is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: La Besseyre-Saint-Mary is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Besseyre-Saint-Mary

Canton: Pinols

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43170

Distance to La Besseyre-Saint-Mary

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 337 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 520 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Besseyre-Saint-Mary from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvers, Chazelles, Desges, Grezes, Paulhac-en-Margeride and Saint-Privat-du-Fau.

This page in French: Visiter La Besseyre-Saint-Mary

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