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Vissac-Auteyrac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vissac-Auteyrac in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Allegre at 11 km from Vissac-Auteyrac

Visit Vissac-Auteyrac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 11 km and Lavaudieu at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vissac-Auteyrac, 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 Vissac-Auteyrac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide


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

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

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...

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...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


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

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character...

See Arlempdes guide


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

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

See Blesle guide


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

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

See Saint-Flour guide


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

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make...

See Pradelles guide


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

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide


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...

See Usson guide


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...

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...

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vissac-Auteyrac


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)

More information about Vissac-Auteyrac, Auvergne

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)

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

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