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Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 20 km from Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon

Visit Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 20 km and Allegre at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon, 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-Pal-de-Chalencon 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 20 km (direction west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 35 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
 
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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 35 km (direction east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Brioude guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in...

See Courpiere guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

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

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

See Desaignes guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon

Market days in Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (4km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (9km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (11km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (18km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (18km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (19km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)

More information about Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon, France

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

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) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (4km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (21km)
  • Bois Noirs (32km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon

Canton: Bas-en-Basset

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43500

Distance to Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 321 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apinac, Boisset, Merle-Leignec, Saint-Julien-d'Ance, Tiranges and Usson-en-Forez.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon

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