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Craponne-sur-Arzon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Craponne-sur-Arzon: highlights and tourist information

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Craponne-sur-Arzon 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 32 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Craponne-sur-Arzon is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 12 km and Allegre at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Craponne-sur-Arzon, 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 Craponne-sur-Arzon 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 Craponne-sur-Arzon

Markets in and near Craponne-sur-Arzon

Market days in Craponne-sur-Arzon: weekly market: Saturday &;

  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (0km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (10km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (13km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (20km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (20km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Craponne-sur-Arzon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Craponne-sur-Arzon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (22km)
  • Bois Noirs (28km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (43km)
  • Mont Mouchet (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Craponne-sur-Arzon

Canton: Craponne-sur-Arzon

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43500

Distance to Craponne-sur-Arzon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Craponne-sur-Arzon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaune-sur-Arzon, Jullianges, Saint-Georges-Lagricol, Saint-Jean-d'Aubrigoux, Saint-Julien-d'Ance and Saint-Victor-sur-Arlanc.

This page in French: Visiter Craponne-sur-Arzon

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