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Laussonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arlempdes at 15 km from Laussonne

Visit Laussonne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 15 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laussonne, 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 Laussonne 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 south-west)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the...

See Arlempdes guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes...

See Pradelles guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character'...

See Thueyts guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient...

See Meyras guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river...

See Jaujac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the castle...

See Aubenas guide


at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow the footpaths through...

See Ailhon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant...

See Privas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laussonne


Markets in and near Laussonne

Market days in Laussonne: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Laussonne: market Thursday (0km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (5km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (7km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (11km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (14km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)

More information about Laussonne, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Laussonne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (13km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (19km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (22km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (27km)
  • Tanargue (39km)

Geography and distances

Laussonne is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Laussonne is 451 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laussonne

Canton: Monastier-sur-Gazeille

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43150

Distance to Laussonne

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 451 km

from Calais: 685 km

from Nice: 292 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Freycenet-la-Tour, Lantriac, Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille, Montusclat and Moudeyres.

This page in French: Visiter Laussonne

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