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La Chapelle-Geneste tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 4 km from La Chapelle-Geneste

Visit La Chapelle-Geneste: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 4 km and Allegre at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-Geneste, 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-Geneste in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide
 
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Ambert

Ambert

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 24 km (direction west)

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

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

See Olliergues guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide

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Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Geneste

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Markets in and near La Chapelle-Geneste

  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (8km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (13km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (14km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (20km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Geneste, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (22km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (59km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (20km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (24km)
  • Mont Mouchet (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Geneste is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Geneste is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Geneste

Canton: Chaise-Dieu

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43160

Distance to La Chapelle-Geneste

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonneval, Cistrieres, Connangles, La Chaise-Dieu, Malvieres, Mayres, Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc and Saint-Sauveur-la-Sagne.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Geneste

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