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Photo is of Blesle at 17 km from Peyrusse

Visit Peyrusse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 17 km and Saint-Flour at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peyrusse, 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 Peyrusse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
 
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Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

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

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 42 km (direction west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France'...

See Salers guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide

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Map of places to visit near Peyrusse

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Markets in and near Peyrusse

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (30km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (32km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (33km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (35km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (38km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (38km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (39km)

More information about Peyrusse, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Peyrusse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (27km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (15km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (26km)
  • Puy Griou (29km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (31km)
  • Lac Pavin (35km)
  • Mont Mouchet (37km)
  • Puy de Sancy (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (14km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Peyrusse is in the southern-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Peyrusse is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyrusse

Canton: Allanche

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15170

Distance to Peyrusse

from Aurillac (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 286 km

from Strasbourg: 520 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charmensac, Ferrieres-Saint-Mary, Sainte-Anastasie and Valjouze.

This page in French: Visiter Peyrusse

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