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Saint-Jean-Lachalm tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 16 km from Saint-Jean-Lachalm

Visit Saint-Jean-Lachalm: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 16 km and Arlempdes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-Lachalm, 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-Lachalm in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


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

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

See Meyras guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge running...

See Jaujac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Lachalm


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Lachalm

  • Costaros: market Monday (12km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (18km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (18km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (23km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Lachalm, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (44km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (8km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (14km)
  • Mont Mouchet (27km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (41km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (47km)
  • Tanargue (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Lachalm is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Lachalm is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Lachalm

Canton: Cayres

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43510

Distance to Saint-Jean-Lachalm

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 315 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleyras, Bains, Ouides, Saint-Didier-d'Allier, Saint-Privat-d'Allier and Seneujols.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Lachalm

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