Cohade tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Brioude at 5 km from Cohade

Visit Cohade: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cohade in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brioude at 5 km and Auzon at 6 km.

Cohade, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brioude guide


at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 24 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 25 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
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 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


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


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

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

See Saint-Flour guide

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Map of places to visit near Cohade


Markets in and near Cohade

  • Brioude: market Saturday (5km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (9km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (9km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (11km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (18km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (28km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (29km)

More information about Cohade, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cohade, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (5km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (25km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (45km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (49km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (30km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)
  • Puy de Sancy (48km)
  • Lac du Guery (53km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (17km)

Geography and distances

Cohade is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Cohade is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cohade

Canton: Brioude-Nord

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43100

Distance to Cohade

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnat, Azerat, Beaumont, Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre, Brioude, Fontannes, Frugeres-les-Mines, Lamothe, Paulhac, Saint-Geron, Saint-Hilaire and Vergongheon.

This page in French: Visiter Cohade


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