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Chavaniac-Lafayette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Allegre at 11 km from Chavaniac-Lafayette

Visit Chavaniac-Lafayette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 11 km and Lavaudieu at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chavaniac-Lafayette, 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 Chavaniac-Lafayette in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Allegre

Allegre

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
 
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Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 27 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
Auzon

Auzon

at 31 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 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 41 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
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 45 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
Ambert

Ambert

at 45 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
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 47 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
Pradelles

Pradelles

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

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

See Pradelles guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 50 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chavaniac-Lafayette

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Markets in and near Chavaniac-Lafayette

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (8km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (9km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (23km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (28km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Chavaniac-Lafayette, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (26km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (32km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chavaniac-Lafayette is in the southern-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Chavaniac-Lafayette is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavaniac-Lafayette

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Chavaniac-Lafayette

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 495 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chavaniac-Lafayette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jax, Mazeyrat-d'Allier, Paulhaguet, Saint-Georges-d'Aurac, Sainte-Eugenie-de-Villeneuve, Sainte-Marguerite, Varennes-Saint-Honorat and Vissac-Auteyrac.

This page in French: Visiter Chavaniac-Lafayette

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