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Montclard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 9 km from Montclard

Visit Montclard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 9 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montclard, 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 Montclard in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Blesle guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 34 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
Ambert

Ambert

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Issoire

Issoire

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

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

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

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

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

See Olliergues guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle...

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montclard

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Markets in and near Montclard

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (8km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (11km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (20km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (20km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (23km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Montclard, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montclard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (33km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Mont Mouchet (36km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (44km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montclard is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Montclard is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montclard

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Montclard

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berbezit, Cistrieres, Collat, Domeyrat, Frugieres-le-Pin, Saint-Didier-sur-Doulon, Saint-Prejet-Armandon and Vals-le-Chastel.

This page in French: Visiter Montclard

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