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Arlet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 17 km from Arlet

Visit Arlet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 17 km and Brioude at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arlet, 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 Arlet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brioude guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide


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

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arlet


Markets in and near Arlet

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (6km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (13km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (20km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (28km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (33km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (33km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Arlet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Arlet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (16km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (37km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (42km)
  • Signal du Luguet (42km)
  • Lac Pavin (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (35km)

Geography and distances

Arlet is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Arlet is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arlet

Canton: Lavoûte-Chilhac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43380

Distance to Arlet

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubazat, Blassac, Cerzat, Chilhac, Cronce, Ferrussac, Langeac, Saint-Austremoine and Saint-Cirgues.

This page in French: Visiter Arlet

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