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Photo is of Blesle at 7 km from Laurie

Visit Laurie: highlights and tourist information

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Laurie is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 7 km and Brioude at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laurie, 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 Laurie in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 22 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
 
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Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

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

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

See Issoire guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 35 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...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Laurie

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Markets in and near Laurie

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (22km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (23km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (29km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (32km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (33km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (33km)

More information about Laurie, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Laurie, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (7km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (11km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (36km)
  • Puy Griou (38km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (40km)
  • Lac du Guery (44km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Bois Noirs (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (8km)
 
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Geography and distances

Laurie is in the southern-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Laurie is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laurie

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Laurie

from Aurillac (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-l'Eglise, Autrac, Blesle, Leyvaux, Moledes, Molompize and Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle.

This page in French: Visiter Laurie

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