Arsac-en-Velay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arsac-en-Velay: highlights and tourist information

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Arsac-en-Velay 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 7 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Arsac-en-Velay is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 7 km and Arlempdes at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arsac-en-Velay, 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 Arsac-en-Velay 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 Arsac-en-Velay

Markets in and near Arsac-en-Velay

  • Coubon: market Sunday (2km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (5km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (7km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (8km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (10km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (11km)

More information about Arsac-en-Velay, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Arsac-en-Velay, France

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

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 (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (7km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (15km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (27km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (34km)
  • Tanargue (43km)
  • Mont Mouchet (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arsac-en-Velay

Canton: Puy-en-Velay-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43700

Distance to Arsac-en-Velay

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 301 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Arsac-en-Velay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chadron, Coubon, Cussac-sur-Loire, Espaly-Saint-Marcel, Lantriac, Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille, Le Puy-en-Velay, Saint-Germain-Laprade, Solignac-sur-Loire and Vals-Pres-le-Puy.

This page in French: Visiter Arsac-en-Velay