Fay-sur-Lignon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fay-sur-Lignon: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!


... 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

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

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