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Saint-Ilpize tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaudieu at 9 km from Saint-Ilpize

Visit Saint-Ilpize: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 9 km and Brioude at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Ilpize, 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-Ilpize in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
 
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Allegre

Allegre

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and...

See Saint-Floret guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a...

See Parc des Volcans guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Ilpize

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Ilpize

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (10km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (14km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (20km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (24km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (24km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (36km)

More information about Saint-Ilpize, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ilpize, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (8km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (40km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (24km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)
  • Bois Noirs (42km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (49km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (51km)
  • Lac Pavin (51km)
  • Puy de Sancy (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (16km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Ilpize is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ilpize is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ilpize

Canton: Lavoûte-Chilhac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43380

Distance to Saint-Ilpize

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Ilpize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Blassac, Chilhac, Saint-Cirgues, Saint-Just-Pres-Brioude, Saint-Privat-du-Dragon and Villeneuve-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ilpize

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