Le Breuil-sur-Couze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Issoire at 8 km from Le Breuil-sur-Couze

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Le Breuil-sur-Couze is situated in the Puy-de-Dome 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 Le Breuil-sur-Couze in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 8 km and Usson at 9 km.

Le Breuil-sur-Couze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction )

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Usson guide


at 12 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


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

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

See Brioude guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Castle at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murol guide


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

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide

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Markets in and near Le Breuil-sur-Couze

  • Issoire: market Saturday (8km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (8km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (8km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (17km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (19km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (26km)

More information about Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Breuil-sur-Couze, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (6km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (32km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (40km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Lac Pavin (29km)
  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Lac du Guery (38km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (41km)
  • Puy Griou (61km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (47km)
  • Marsat (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (25km)

Geography and distances

Le Breuil-sur-Couze is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Le Breuil-sur-Couze is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Breuil-sur-Couze

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Le Breuil-sur-Couze

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 485 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Breuil-sur-Couze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bergonne, Chalus, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Collanges, Gignat, Jumeaux, Lamontgie, Le Broc, Les Pradeaux, Madriat, Nonette, Orsonnette, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Martin-Des-Plains, Saint-Remy-de-Chargnat, Vichel and Villeneuve-Lembron.

This page in French: Visiter Le Breuil-sur-Couze