Vissac-Auteyrac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vissac-Auteyrac in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Allegre at 11 km from Vissac-Auteyrac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vissac-Auteyrac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 11 km and Lavaudieu at 20 km.

Vissac-Auteyrac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Allegre

Allegre

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
 
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Brioude

Brioude

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village, the ruined...

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Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 42 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles a highlight...

See Pradelles guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when you are...

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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Markets in and near Vissac-Auteyrac

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (10km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (12km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (20km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (24km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (25km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Vissac-Auteyrac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (25km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (28km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (30km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vissac-Auteyrac is in the southern-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Vissac-Auteyrac is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vissac-Auteyrac

Canton: Langeac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Vissac-Auteyrac

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vissac-Auteyrac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavaniac-Lafayette, Fix-Saint-Geneys, Jax, Saint-Georges-d'Aurac, Sainte-Eugenie-de-Villeneuve and Siaugues-Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Vissac-Auteyrac