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Le Chambon-sur-Lignon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Desaignes at 18 km from Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

Visit Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: highlights and tourist information

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Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Desaignes at 18 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, 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 Chambon-sur-Lignon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 42 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Privas guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pradelles guide


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

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

See Jaujac guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Chambon-sur-Lignon


Markets in and near Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

Market days in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: seasonal market: Wednesday; weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (9km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (14km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Front: market Friday (16km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (17km)

More information about Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France

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

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 (38km)
  • Pilat (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (40km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (25km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (32km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (42km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (44km)
  • Oeillon Crest (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

Canton: Tence

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43400

Distance to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 280 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 471 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mars, Mazet-Saint-Voy and Tence.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chambon-sur-Lignon

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