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Chassagnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 9 km from Chassagnes

Visit Chassagnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 9 km and Allegre at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chassagnes, 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 Chassagnes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Usson

Usson

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

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 40 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
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

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

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 43 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
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chassagnes

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Markets in and near Chassagnes

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (2km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (13km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (15km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (16km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (26km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (27km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Chassagnes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chassagnes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (15km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (30km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (39km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Signal du Luguet (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chassagnes is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Chassagnes is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chassagnes

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Chassagnes

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 340 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerzat, Collat, Couteuges, Domeyrat, Frugieres-le-Pin, Josat, La Chomette, Paulhaguet, Saint-Prejet-Armandon, Sainte-Marguerite and Salzuit.

This page in French: Visiter Chassagnes

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