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Collat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Allegre at 9 km from Collat

Visit Collat: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Allegre

Allegre

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction 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 39 km (direction 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 44 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

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

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

See Arlempdes guide

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Map of places to visit near Collat

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Collat is 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).

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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