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Visit Josat: highlights and tourist information

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Josat 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 29 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Josat is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 8 km and Lavaudieu at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Josat, 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 Josat 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 Josat

Markets in and near Josat

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (7km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (16km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (20km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (23km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (24km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Josat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Josat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (17km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (33km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (32km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (37km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (37km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Josat

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Josat

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 489 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagnes, Collat, Jax, La Chapelle-Bertin, Saint-Pal-de-Senouire, Saint-Prejet-Armandon, Sainte-Marguerite and Varennes-Saint-Honorat.

This page in French: Visiter Josat

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