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Torsiac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Torsiac in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Blesle at 5 km from Torsiac

Visit Torsiac: highlights and tourist information

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Torsiac is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 5 km and Auzon at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torsiac, 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 Torsiac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brioude guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
 
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Issoire

Issoire

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 32 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Torsiac

 
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Markets in and near Torsiac

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (10km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (11km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (15km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (22km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (27km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (28km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (29km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)

Hotels near Torsiac

More information about Torsiac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Torsiac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (5km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (22km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (43km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (18km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (37km)
  • Bois Noirs (38km)
  • Lac du Guery (43km)
  • Mont Mouchet (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (48km)
  • Puy Griou (50km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Torsiac is in the southern-centre of France at 63 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Torsiac is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torsiac

Canton: Blesle

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43450

Distance to Torsiac

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 631 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apchat, Blesle, Chambezon, Espalem, Leotoing and Lorlanges.

This page in French: Visiter Torsiac

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