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La Chapelle-d'Aurec tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 15 km from La Chapelle-d'Aurec

Visit La Chapelle-d'Aurec: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-d'Aurec is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 15 km and Saint-Etienne at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-d'Aurec, 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 La Chapelle-d'Aurec in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 69 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 69 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-d'Aurec


Markets in and near La Chapelle-d'Aurec

  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (8km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (12km)

More information about La Chapelle-d'Aurec, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-d'Aurec, France

What to do at La Chapelle-d'Aurec? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Chapelle-d'Aurec.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (29km)
  • Oeillon Crest (32km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (35km)
  • Bois Noirs (50km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-d'Aurec is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-d'Aurec is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-d'Aurec

Canton: Monistrol-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43120

Distance to La Chapelle-d'Aurec

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 450 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Chapelle-d'Aurec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurec-sur-Loire, Fraisses, La Seauve-sur-Semene, Malvalette, Monistrol-sur-Loire, Pont-Salomon, Saint-Didier-en-Velay and Saint-Ferreol-d'Auroure.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-d'Aurec

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