Monlet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Allegre at 2 km from Monlet

Visit Monlet: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Monlet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 2 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 11 km.

Monlet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction south)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 11 km (direction south)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
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at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 37 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


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide

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Map of places to visit near Monlet


Markets in and near Monlet

  • Allegre: market Wednesday (3km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (16km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (16km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (21km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (22km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (23km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Monlet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Monlet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (10km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (34km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (35km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)
  • Mont Mouchet (38km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)

Geography and distances

Monlet is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Monlet is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monlet

Canton: Allègre

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43270

Distance to Monlet

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allegre, Ceaux-d'Allegre, Felines, La Chapelle-Bertin, Saint-Pal-de-Senouire, Sembadel and Varennes-Saint-Honorat.

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