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Mayres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mayres: highlights and tourist information

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Mayres is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Mayres is 399 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Mayres


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)

Geography and distances

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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