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Araules tourism and travel guide

Photo of Araules in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 23 km from Araules

Visit Araules: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 23 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Araules, 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 Araules in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arlempdes guide
 
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Allegre

Allegre

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pradelles guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient...

See Meyras guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 46 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character'...

See Thueyts guide
Privas

Privas

at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide

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Map of places to visit near Araules

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Markets in and near Araules

  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (11km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (11km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (13km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (15km)

More information about Araules, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Araules, France

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

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 (42km)
  • Pilat (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (27km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (28km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (35km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (36km)
  • Perdrix Crest (45km)
  • Oeillon Crest (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Araules is in the southern-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Araules is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Araules

Canton: Yssingeaux

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43200

Distance to Araules

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

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 290 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 474 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mazet-Saint-Voy, Queyrieres and Saint-Jeures.

This page in French: Visiter Araules

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