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Fay-sur-Lignon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fay-sur-Lignon in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Desaignes at 23 km from Fay-sur-Lignon

Visit Fay-sur-Lignon: highlights and tourist information

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Fay-sur-Lignon is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 23 km and Arlempdes at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fay-sur-Lignon, 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 Fay-sur-Lignon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 34 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide


at 34 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

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

See Jaujac guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit...

See Privas guide


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

The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the...

See Aubenas guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Ailhon guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fay-sur-Lignon


Markets in and near Fay-sur-Lignon

Market days in Fay-sur-Lignon: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday;

  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (7km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (14km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (14km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (18km)
  • Le Cheylard: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (19km)

More information about Fay-sur-Lignon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Fay-sur-Lignon, France

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

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 (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (16km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (23km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (27km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (35km)
  • Tanargue (42km)
  • Perdrix Crest (52km)

Geography and distances

Fay-sur-Lignon is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Fay-sur-Lignon is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fay-sur-Lignon

Canton: Fay-sur-Lignon

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43430

Distance to Fay-sur-Lignon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 281 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fay-sur-Lignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champclause, Chaudeyrolles, Les Vastres and Saint-Clement.

This page in French: Visiter Fay-sur-Lignon

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