Costaros tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arlempdes at 7 km from Costaros

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Costaros 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 Costaros in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 7 km and Pradelles at 14 km.

Costaros, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character'...

See Thueyts guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient...

See Meyras guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge running...

See Jaujac guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


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

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow the footpaths through...

See Ailhon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide

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Markets in and near Costaros

Market days in Costaros: weekly market: Monday;

  • Costaros: market Monday (0km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (13km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (14km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (18km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Costaros, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Costaros, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (51km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (56km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (5km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (6km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (30km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (35km)
  • Tanargue (35km)
  • Mont Mouchet (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (31km)

Geography and distances

Costaros is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Costaros is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Costaros

Canton: Cayres

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43490

Distance to Costaros

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 689 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlempdes, Cayres, Landos, Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas and Le Brignon.

This page in French: Visiter Costaros