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Charraix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charraix in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Allegre at 22 km from Charraix

Visit Charraix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 22 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charraix, 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 Charraix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Allegre

Allegre

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
 
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Brioude

Brioude

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 37 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Charraix

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Markets in and near Charraix

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (10km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (21km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (26km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (26km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (27km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (28km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Charraix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Charraix, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (31km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (16km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (22km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (27km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Charraix is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Charraix is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charraix

Canton: Langeac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Charraix

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanteuges, Cubelles, Pebrac, Prades, Saint-Arcons-d'Allier, Saint-Berain, Saint-Julien-Des-Chazes and Venteuges.

This page in French: Visiter Charraix

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