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Ouides tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arlempdes at 15 km from Ouides

Visit Ouides: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 15 km and Pradelles at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ouides, 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 Ouides in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


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

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

See Pradelles guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to...

See Aumont Aubrac guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself...

See Mende guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will...

See Meyras guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep...

See Jaujac guide


at 52 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


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

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic...

See Marvejols guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ouides


Markets in and near Ouides

  • Costaros: market Monday (9km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (18km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (21km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (21km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Ouides, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ouides, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (57km)

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 (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (50km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (4km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (13km)
  • Mont Mouchet (30km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (39km)
  • Tanargue (41km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (23km)

Geography and distances

Ouides is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Ouides is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouides

Canton: Cayres

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43510

Distance to Ouides

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

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 687 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleyras, Cayres, Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas, Saint-Christophe-D'Allier, Saint-Jean-Lachalm and Saint-Venerand.

This page in French: Visiter Ouides

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