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Raucoules tourism and travel guide

Photo of Raucoules in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 13 km from Raucoules

Visit Raucoules: highlights and tourist information

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Raucoules 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 36 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Raucoules is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 13 km and Desaignes at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Raucoules, 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 Raucoules 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 Raucoules


Markets in and near Raucoules

Market days in Raucoules: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Raucoules: market Saturday (0km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (5km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (6km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (9km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (13km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)

More information about Raucoules, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Raucoules, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (31km)
  • Oeillon Crest (34km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (39km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (42km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (50km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Raucoules

Canton: Montfaucon-en-Velay

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43290

Distance to Raucoules

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dunieres, Montfaucon-en-Velay and Montregard.

This page in French: Visiter Raucoules

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