Chaniat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chaniat: highlights and tourist information

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Chaniat 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 44 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Chaniat is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 6 km and Brioude at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaniat, 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 Chaniat 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 Chaniat

Markets in and near Chaniat

  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (5km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (8km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (12km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (16km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (22km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (24km)

More information about Chaniat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chaniat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (51km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (31km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (27km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (37km)
  • Mont Mouchet (39km)
  • Signal du Luguet (39km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaniat

Canton: Brioude-Sud

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43100

Distance to Chaniat

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnat, Champagnac-le-Vieux, Fontannes, Frugieres-le-Pin, Javaugues, Lamothe, Lavaudieu, Saint-Didier-sur-Doulon and Vals-le-Chastel.

This page in French: Visiter Chaniat