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Champagnac-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champagnac-le-Vieux in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Auzon at 11 km from Champagnac-le-Vieux

Visit Champagnac-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Champagnac-le-Vieux is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 11 km and Lavaudieu at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champagnac-le-Vieux, 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 Champagnac-le-Vieux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brioude guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most...

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the...

See Billom guide

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Map of places to visit near Champagnac-le-Vieux


Markets in and near Champagnac-le-Vieux

Market days in Champagnac-le-Vieux: weekly market: Friday;

  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (0km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (12km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (15km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (17km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (18km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (27km)

More information about Champagnac-le-Vieux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Champagnac-le-Vieux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (50km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (35km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (49km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (22km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (33km)
  • Signal du Luguet (40km)
  • Mont Mouchet (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (27km)

Geography and distances

Champagnac-le-Vieux is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Champagnac-le-Vieux is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champagnac-le-Vieux

Canton: Auzon

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43440

Distance to Champagnac-le-Vieux

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Champagnac-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnat, Chaniat, Chassignolles, Lamothe, Laval-sur-Doulon, Saint-Hilaire and Saint-Vert.

This page in French: Visiter Champagnac-le-Vieux

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