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Photo is of Allegre at 21 km from Prades

Visit Prades: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 21 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Prades, 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 Prades in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Allegre

Allegre

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
 
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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 39 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Blesle

Blesle

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

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest...

See Blesle guide
Thueyts

Thueyts

at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide

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

Map of places to visit near Prades

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Markets in and near Prades

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (11km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (21km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (24km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (25km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (25km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (26km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Prades, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Prades, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (18km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (20km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (25km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Prades is in the southern-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Prades is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prades

Canton: Langeac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43300

Distance to Prades

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanteuges, Charraix, Cubelles, Saint-Arcons-d'Allier, Saint-Berain and Saint-Julien-Des-Chazes.

This page in French: Visiter Prades

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