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Chilhac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 12 km from Chilhac

Visit Chilhac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 12 km and Brioude at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chilhac, 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 Chilhac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction )

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
 
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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 28 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 30 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
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 37 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 42 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 44 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
Issoire

Issoire

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chilhac

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Markets in and near Chilhac

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (8km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (8km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (23km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (29km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (29km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Chilhac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chilhac, France

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

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) (14km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (21km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (39km)
  • Signal du Luguet (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (43km)
  • Bois Noirs (44km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (52km)
  • Lac Pavin (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Chilhac is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Chilhac is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chilhac

Canton: Lavoûte-Chilhac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43380

Distance to Chilhac

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 345 km

from Bordeaux: 318 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlet, Aubazat, Blassac, Cerzat, Couteuges, Saint-Austremoine, Saint-Cirgues, Saint-Ilpize, Saint-Privat-du-Dragon, Salzuit and Villeneuve-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Chilhac

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