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Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 16 km and Desaignes at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid, 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 Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west), 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


at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Desaignes guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


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

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


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

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

See Malleval guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


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

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide


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

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 48 km (direction east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arlempdes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid


Markets in and near Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid

  • Riotord: market Friday (10km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (11km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (12km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Felicien: market Friday (16km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (18km)

More information about Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (40km)
  • Parc Jouvet (43km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (29km)
  • Oeillon Crest (31km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (37km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (43km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (48km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid is in the southern-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid

Canton: Montfaucon-en-Velay

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43290

Distance to Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 673 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 458 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Andre-en-Vivarais, Saint-Julien-Molhesabate, Saint-Julien-Vocance and Saint-Pierre-sur-Doux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid

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