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Chastel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chastel in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 19 km from Chastel

Visit Chastel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 19 km and Lavaudieu at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chastel, 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 Chastel in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

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

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chastel


Markets in and near Chastel

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (14km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (20km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (31km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (34km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (36km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Chastel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chastel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (13km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (42km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (44km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (34km)

Geography and distances

Chastel is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Chastel is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chastel

Canton: Pinols

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Chastel

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

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chazelles, Cronce, Rageade, Saint-Austremoine, Soulages and Vedrines-Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Chastel

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