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Pont-Salomon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-Salomon in Haute-Loire
Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 12 km from Pont-Salomon

Visit Pont-Salomon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 12 km and Saint-Etienne at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pont-Salomon, 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 Pont-Salomon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures,...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are...

See Pelussin guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


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

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide


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

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

See Ambert guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 66 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pont-Salomon


Markets in and near Pont-Salomon

Market days in Pont-Salomon: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (5km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (6km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (7km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (8km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (11km)

More information about Pont-Salomon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pont-Salomon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (62km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (26km)
  • Oeillon Crest (29km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (35km)

Geography and distances

Pont-Salomon is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Pont-Salomon is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-Salomon

Canton: Saint-Didier-en-Velay

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43330

Distance to Pont-Salomon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 301 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 448 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-Salomon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurec-sur-Loire, Firminy, Fraisses, La Chapelle-d'Aurec, La Seauve-sur-Semene, Saint-Didier-en-Velay, Saint-Ferreol-d'Auroure, Saint-Just-Malmont and Saint-Victor-Malescours.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-Salomon

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