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Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Allegre at 10 km from Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien

Visit Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 10 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien, 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-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Allegre

Allegre

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

La Chaise-Dieu

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
 
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Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Pradelles guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Usson

Usson

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

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien

  • Allegre: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (13km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (13km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (14km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (17km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (19km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien, France

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

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) (1km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (25km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (28km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (41km)
  • Mont Mouchet (41km)
  • Bois Noirs (44km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (47km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien is in the southern-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien

Canton: Saint-Paulien

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43350

Distance to Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 660 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzac, Lissac and Saint-Paulien.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Geneys-Pres-Saint-Paulien

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