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Couteuges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couteuges in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Lavaudieu at 9 km from Couteuges

Visit Couteuges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 9 km and Brioude at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Couteuges, 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 Couteuges in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


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

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

See Usson guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 44 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


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


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

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 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

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

Map of places to visit near Couteuges


Markets in and near Couteuges

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (3km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (10km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (15km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (19km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (28km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (28km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (31km)

More information about Couteuges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Couteuges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (14km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (26km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (39km)
  • Bois Noirs (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (41km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (43km)

Geography and distances

Couteuges is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Couteuges is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Couteuges

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Couteuges

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubazat, Cerzat, Chassagnes, Chilhac, La Chomette, Paulhaguet, Saint-Georges-d'Aurac, Saint-Privat-du-Dragon and Salzuit.

This page in French: Visiter Couteuges

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