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Visit Montfaucon-en-Velay: highlights and tourist information

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Montfaucon-en-Velay 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 37 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Montfaucon-en-Velay is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 12 km and Desaignes at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montfaucon-en-Velay, 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 Montfaucon-en-Velay 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 Montfaucon-en-Velay

Markets in and near Montfaucon-en-Velay

Market days in Montfaucon-en-Velay: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (1km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (4km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (8km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (9km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)

More information about Montfaucon-en-Velay, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montfaucon-en-Velay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (30km)
  • Oeillon Crest (33km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (39km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (43km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (51km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Galmier (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfaucon-en-Velay

Canton: Montfaucon-en-Velay

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43290

Distance to Montfaucon-en-Velay

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montfaucon-en-Velay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenereilles, Dunieres, Montregard and Raucoules.

This page in French: Visiter Montfaucon-en-Velay

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