Lamothe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Brioude at 4 km from Lamothe

Visit Lamothe: highlights and tourist information

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Lamothe is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lamothe in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brioude at 4 km and Lavaudieu at 6 km.

Lamothe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide
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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


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

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

See Ambert guide


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

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide


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

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide

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Markets in and near Lamothe

  • Brioude: market Saturday (4km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (8km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (13km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (14km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (24km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (26km)

More information about Lamothe, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lamothe, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (41km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (29km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Mont Mouchet (38km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (47km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (53km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (19km)

Geography and distances

Lamothe is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Lamothe is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lamothe

Canton: Brioude-Nord

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43100

Distance to Lamothe

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnat, Azerat, Brioude, Champagnac-le-Vieux, Chaniat, Cohade, Fontannes, Frugieres-le-Pin, Javaugues, Lavaudieu and Vieille-Brioude.

This page in French: Visiter Lamothe


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