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Mayres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 7 km from Mayres

Visit Mayres: highlights and tourist information

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Mayres is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 7 km and Ambert at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mayres, 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 Mayres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 7 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 21 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

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

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

See Auzon guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Usson guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Olliergues guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Billom

Billom

at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mayres

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Markets in and near Mayres

  • Arlanc: market Monday (4km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (13km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (18km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (24km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Mayres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mayres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (41km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (17km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (19km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mayres is in the southern-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Mayres is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mayres

Canton: Arlanc

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63220

Distance to Mayres

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlanc, Doranges, Dore-l'Eglise, La Chapelle-Geneste, Malvieres, Novacelles, Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc and Saint-Sauveur-la-Sagne.

This page in French: Visiter Mayres

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