Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Allegre at 22 km from Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon

Visit Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 22 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 22 km.

Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
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at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide


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

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon

  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (9km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (12km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (14km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (18km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (13km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (30km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (37km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon

Canton: Retournac

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43130

Distance to Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 315 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, Roche-en-Regnier, Saint-Julien-d'Ance, Saint-Pierre-du-Champ, Solignac-sous-Roche, Tiranges and Valprivas.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon


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