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Saint-Venerand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arlempdes at 19 km from Saint-Venerand

Visit Saint-Venerand: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arlempdes at 19 km and Pradelles at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Venerand, 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-Venerand in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Arlempdes guide


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

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

See Pradelles guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Allegre guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Mende guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments...

See Marvejols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Thueyts guide


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

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Jaujac guide


at 53 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Venerand


Markets in and near Saint-Venerand

  • Landos: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (14km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (19km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Saint-Venerand, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Venerand, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (58km)

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) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (10km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (19km)
  • Mont Mouchet (27km)
  • Tanargue (42km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (17km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Venerand is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Venerand is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Venerand

Canton: Saugues

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43580

Distance to Saint-Venerand

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 314 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 517 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleyras, Chambon-le-Chateau, Croisances, Ouides, Saint-Bonnet-de-Montauroux, Saint-Christophe-D'Allier, Saint-Prejet-d'Allier and Saint-Symphorien.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Venerand

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