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Boisset tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boisset in Haute-Loire

Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 22 km from Boisset

Visit Boisset: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 22 km and Allegre at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Boisset, 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 Boisset in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Loire department

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

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in...

See Courpiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Boisset


Markets in and near Boisset

  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (8km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (11km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (13km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (14km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Boisset, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Boisset, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (8km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Boisset is in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Boisset is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boisset

Canton: Bas-en-Basset

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43500

Distance to Boisset

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 362 km

from Strasbourg: 462 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon, Saint-Julien-d'Ance, Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon, Tiranges and Valprivas.

This page in French: Visiter Boisset

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