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Saint-Privat-du-Dragon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Privat-du-Dragon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Privat-du-Dragon is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 8 km and Brioude at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Privat-du-Dragon, 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-Privat-du-Dragon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction )

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


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

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

See Issoire guide


at 46 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


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Privat-du-Dragon


Markets in and near Saint-Privat-du-Dragon

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (6km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (11km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (13km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (26km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (26km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (33km)

More information about Saint-Privat-du-Dragon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Privat-du-Dragon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (24km)
  • Signal du Luguet (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (41km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (41km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (44km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (49km)
  • Lac Pavin (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Privat-du-Dragon is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Privat-du-Dragon is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Privat-du-Dragon

Canton: Lavoûte-Chilhac

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43380

Distance to Saint-Privat-du-Dragon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 345 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 499 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Privat-du-Dragon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubazat, Blassac, Cerzat, Chilhac, Couteuges, La Chomette, Paulhaguet, Saint-Cirgues, Saint-Ilpize, Salzuit and Villeneuve-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Privat-du-Dragon

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