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Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arlempdes at 11 km from Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas

Visit Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas: highlights and tourist information

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Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 11 km and Pradelles at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas, 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 Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved...

See La Garde-Guerin guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Jaujac guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park,...

See Mende guide


at 49 km (direction east-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
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Ailhon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas


Markets in and near Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas

  • Costaros: market Monday (4km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (15km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (20km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (20km)

More information about Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (53km)

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 (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (54km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (2km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (10km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (34km)
  • Mont Mouchet (34km)
  • Tanargue (38km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (27km)

Geography and distances

Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas

Canton: Cayres

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43510

Distance to Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 689 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cayres, Costaros, Landos, Ouides and Saint-Haon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas

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