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Montusclat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montusclat in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 19 km from Montusclat

Visit Montusclat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 19 km and Arlempdes at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montusclat, 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 Montusclat 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 19 km (direction west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 31 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pradelles guide
 
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Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
Meyras

Meyras

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide
Jaujac

Jaujac

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Jaujac guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Aubenas

Aubenas

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

The Chateau d'Aubenas and the belvedere next to the castle are...

See Aubenas guide
Privas

Privas

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

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide
Ailhon

Ailhon

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

The beauty of Ailhon is the chance to follow the footpaths through...

See Ailhon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montusclat

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Markets in and near Montusclat

  • Saint-Front: market Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (5km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (7km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (9km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (16km)

More information about Montusclat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montusclat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (35km)
  • Pilat (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (20km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (20km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (28km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (29km)
  • Tanargue (44km)
  • Perdrix Crest (54km)
  • Oeillon Crest (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montusclat is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Montusclat is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montusclat

Canton: Saint-Julien-Chapteuil

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43260

Distance to Montusclat

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 289 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champclause, Laussonne, Saint-Front and Saint-Julien-Chapteuil.

This page in French: Visiter Montusclat

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