Allegre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Allegre in Haute-Loire

Visit Allegre: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the views after taking a stroll around the village

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Allegre. For detailed visitor information see the Allegre travel guide.

Allegre 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 22 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Allegre is 420 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 21 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Allegre, 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 Allegre 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 Allegre

Markets in and near Allegre

Market days in Allegre: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Allegre: market Wednesday (0km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (15km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (18km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (20km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (22km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (23km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Allegre, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Allegre, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Allegre.

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (9km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (32km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (33km)
  • Mont Mouchet (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (38km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Allegre

Canton: Allègre

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43270

Distance to Allegre

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 420 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 328 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceaux-d'Allegre, La Chapelle-Bertin, Monlet, Varennes-Saint-Honorat and Vernassal.

This page in French: Visiter Allegre