Lamothe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lamothe: highlights and tourist information

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Lamothe 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 47 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Lamothe is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Brioude at 4 km and Lavaudieu at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lamothe, 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 Lamothe 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 Lamothe

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

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

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