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Visit Collat: highlights and tourist information

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Collat is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Collat is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 9 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Collat, 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 Collat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Collat


Markets in and near Collat

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (9km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (10km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (18km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (19km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (21km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (21km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Collat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Collat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (31km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (32km)
  • Mont Mouchet (35km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Collat

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Collat

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 337 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berbezit, Chassagnes, Connangles, Josat, La Chapelle-Bertin, Montclard, Saint-Pal-de-Senouire, Saint-Prejet-Armandon, Sainte-Marguerite and Sembadel.

This page in French: Visiter Collat

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