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Desges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Desges in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Lavaudieu at 27 km from Desges

Visit Desges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 27 km and Saint-Flour at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Desges, 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 Desges in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction )

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely...

See Pradelles guide


at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known...

See Laguiole guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region...

See Parc des Volcans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Desges


Markets in and near Desges

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (10km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (27km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (31km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (34km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Desges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Desges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (8km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (29km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (35km)
  • Signal du Luguet (51km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (24km)

Geography and distances

Desges is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Desges is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Desges

Canton: Pinols

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Desges

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

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 337 km

from Bordeaux: 318 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvers, Chazelles, La Besseyre-Saint-Mary, Pebrac, Pinols, Tailhac and Venteuges.

This page in French: Visiter Desges

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