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Le Vernet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Vernet in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 17 km from Le Vernet

Visit Le Vernet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Vernet 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 17 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Le Vernet is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 17 km and Allegre at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Vernet, 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 Vernet 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 Le Vernet


Markets in and near Le Vernet

  • Polignac: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (16km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (18km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (19km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (20km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (21km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (23km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Le Vernet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Vernet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (17km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (20km)
  • Mont Mouchet (24km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vernet

Canton: Loudes

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43320

Distance to Le Vernet

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Berain, Saint-Jean-de-Nay, Saint-Privat-d'Allier and Vergezac.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vernet

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