Champagnac-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 11 km and Lavaudieu at 11 km.

Champagnac-le-Vieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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 river,...

See Auzon guide


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

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

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

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

See Usson guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

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, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

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 of Livradois-Forez...

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 pleasant and...

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 centre in the...

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 beautiful in...

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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 charm...

See Billom guide

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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)

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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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