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Malvalette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Malvalette in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 19 km from Malvalette

Visit Malvalette: highlights and tourist information

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Malvalette is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 19 km and Saint-Etienne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Malvalette, 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 Malvalette in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-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


at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


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

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide


at 66 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Malvalette


Markets in and near Malvalette

  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (7km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (12km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (14km)

More information about Malvalette, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Malvalette, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (17km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (31km)
  • Perdrix Crest (33km)
  • Oeillon Crest (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (40km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (56km)

Geography and distances

Malvalette is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Malvalette is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malvalette

Canton: Bas-en-Basset

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43210

Distance to Malvalette

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurec-sur-Loire, Bas-en-Basset, La Chapelle-d'Aurec, Rozier-Cotes-d'Aurec, Saint-Maurice-en-Gourgois and Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas.

This page in French: Visiter Malvalette

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