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Laval-sur-Doulon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laval-sur-Doulon in Haute-Loire

Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 11 km from Laval-sur-Doulon

Visit Laval-sur-Doulon: highlights and tourist information

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Laval-sur-Doulon is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 11 km and Lavaudieu at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Laval-sur-Doulon, 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 Laval-sur-Doulon 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 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


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

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 33 km (direction west-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-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laval-sur-Doulon


Markets in and near Laval-sur-Doulon

  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (5km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (14km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (15km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (16km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (19km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (20km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (22km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Laval-sur-Doulon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Laval-sur-Doulon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (51km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (53km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (21km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (29km)
  • Mont Mouchet (44km)
  • Signal du Luguet (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (31km)

Geography and distances

Laval-sur-Doulon is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Laval-sur-Doulon is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laval-sur-Doulon

Canton: Chaise-Dieu

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43440

Distance to Laval-sur-Doulon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Laval-sur-Doulon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagnac-le-Vieux, Chassignolles, Cistrieres, Doranges, Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc, Saint-Didier-sur-Doulon and Saint-Vert.

This page in French: Visiter Laval-sur-Doulon

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