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Marsac-en-Livradois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marsac-en-Livradois in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Ambert at 8 km from Marsac-en-Livradois

Visit Marsac-en-Livradois: highlights and tourist information

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Marsac-en-Livradois is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 8 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marsac-en-Livradois, 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 Marsac-en-Livradois in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


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

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Billom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

See Thiers guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Marsac-en-Livradois


Markets in and near Marsac-en-Livradois

  • Arlanc: market Monday (8km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (8km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (19km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (19km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (27km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (30km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Marsac-en-Livradois, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Marsac-en-Livradois, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (30km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (9km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (11km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (49km)

Geography and distances

Marsac-en-Livradois is in the southern-centre of France at 60 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Marsac-en-Livradois is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marsac-en-Livradois

Canton: Ambert

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63940

Distance to Marsac-en-Livradois

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 343 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Marsac-en-Livradois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beurieres, Champetieres, Chaumont-le-Bourg, Novacelles, Saint-Ferreol-Des-Cotes, Saint-Just and Saint-Martin-Des-Olmes.

This page in French: Visiter Marsac-en-Livradois

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