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Visit Aiguilhe: highlights and tourist information

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Aiguilhe is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 1 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Aiguilhe is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 1 km and Arlempdes at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aiguilhe, 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 Aiguilhe 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 Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Aiguilhe

Markets in and near Aiguilhe

  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (1km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (2km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (2km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (6km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (11km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (14km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (15km)

More information about Aiguilhe, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Aiguilhe, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (13km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (47km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (12km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (17km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (35km)
  • Mont Mouchet (41km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aiguilhe

Canton: Puy-en-Velay-Nord

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43000

Distance to Aiguilhe

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 673 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brives-Charensac, Ceyssac, Chadrac, Chaspinhac, Coubon, Espaly-Saint-Marcel, Le Monteil, Le Puy-en-Velay, Polignac and Vals-Pres-le-Puy.

This page in French: Visiter Aiguilhe

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