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Borne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Borne in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 9 km from Borne

Visit Borne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 9 km and Allegre at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Borne, 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 Borne 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 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely...

See Pradelles guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide


at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Borne


Markets in and near Borne

  • Polignac: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (9km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (11km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (15km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (20km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (22km)

More information about Borne, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Borne, France

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

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 (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (39km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (19km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (21km)
  • Mont Mouchet (36km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (44km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Borne is in the southern-centre of France at 9 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Borne is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Borne

Canton: Saint-Paulien

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43350

Distance to Borne

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 316 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzac, Chaspuzac, Lissac, Loudes, Polignac, Saint-Paulien, Saint-Vidal and Sanssac-l'Eglise.

This page in French: Visiter Borne

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