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Coubon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coubon in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 6 km from Coubon

Visit Coubon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 6 km and Arlempdes at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coubon, 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 Coubon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


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

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

See Thueyts guide


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

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

See Meyras guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights...

See Desaignes guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep...

See Jaujac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Ailhon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coubon


Markets in and near Coubon

Market days in Coubon: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Coubon: market Sunday (0km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (6km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (6km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (7km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (12km)

More information about Coubon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Coubon, France

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

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 (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (53km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (7km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (14km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (29km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (36km)
  • Mont Mouchet (43km)
  • Tanargue (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (41km)

Geography and distances

Coubon is in the southern-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Coubon is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coubon

Canton: Puy-en-Velay-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43700

Distance to Coubon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 679 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 494 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguilhe, Arsac-en-Velay, Brives-Charensac, Chadron, Cussac-sur-Loire, Espaly-Saint-Marcel, Le Puy-en-Velay, Saint-Germain-Laprade, Solignac-sur-Loire and Vals-Pres-le-Puy.

This page in French: Visiter Coubon

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