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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-Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
 
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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 45 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide
Jaujac

Jaujac

at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Jaujac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Vernet

 
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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)

Hotels near Le Vernet

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Vernet is 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).

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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