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La Chapelle-en-Lafaye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 22 km from La Chapelle-en-Lafaye

Visit La Chapelle-en-Lafaye: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-en-Lafaye is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 22 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-en-Lafaye, 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-en-Lafaye in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating...

See Thiers guide


at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-en-Lafaye


Markets in and near La Chapelle-en-Lafaye

  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (7km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (17km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (19km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (21km)

More information about La Chapelle-en-Lafaye, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-en-Lafaye, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier (29km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (9km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (13km)
  • Bois Noirs (29km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Chapelle-en-Lafaye is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-en-Lafaye is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-en-Lafaye

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42380

Distance to La Chapelle-en-Lafaye

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Chapelle-en-Lafaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Estivareilles, La Chaulme, Marols, Montarcher, Saillant, Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau, Saint-Clement-de-Valorgue, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux and Soleymieux.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-en-Lafaye

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