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Saint-Jean-de-Nay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Allegre at 15 km from Saint-Jean-de-Nay

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Nay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 15 km and Le Puy-en-Velay at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-Nay, 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-Jean-de-Nay in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction )

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

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 15 km (direction east)

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

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

La Chaise-Dieu

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages...

See Thueyts guide


at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an...

See Meyras guide


at 65 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep...

See Jaujac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Nay


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Nay

  • Polignac: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (16km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (16km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (17km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (19km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (21km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (23km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Nay, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Nay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (19km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (21km)
  • Mont Mouchet (28km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (48km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Nay is in the southern-centre of France at 15 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Nay is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Nay

Canton: Loudes

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43320

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Nay

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 498 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaspuzac, Le Vernet, Loudes, Saint-Berain, Siaugues-Sainte-Marie, Vazeilles-Limandre and Vergezac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Nay

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