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Saint-Julien-d'Ance tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 17 km from Saint-Julien-d'Ance

Visit Saint-Julien-d'Ance: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Julien-d'Ance is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 17 km and Allegre at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Julien-d'Ance, 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-Julien-d'Ance in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Auzon guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Julien-d'Ance


Markets in and near Saint-Julien-d'Ance

  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (6km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (10km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (14km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (15km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (18km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (20km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Saint-Julien-d'Ance, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien-d'Ance, France

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

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) (18km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (31km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (40km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)
  • Mont Mouchet (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Julien-d'Ance is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-d'Ance is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien-d'Ance

Canton: Craponne-sur-Arzon

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43500

Distance to Saint-Julien-d'Ance

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 320 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Julien-d'Ance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, Craponne-sur-Arzon, Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon, Saint-Georges-Lagricol, Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon and Tiranges.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien-d'Ance

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