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Saint-Vidal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vidal in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 7 km from Saint-Vidal

Visit Saint-Vidal: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 7 km and Allegre at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vidal, 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-Vidal 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 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


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

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

See Thueyts guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Meyras guide


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

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vidal


Markets in and near Saint-Vidal

  • Polignac: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (8km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (9km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (12km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (14km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (18km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (20km)

More information about Saint-Vidal, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Vidal, France

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

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 (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (16km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (18km)
  • Mont Mouchet (35km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (42km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (40km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Vidal is in the southern-centre of France at 7 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vidal is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vidal

Canton: Loudes

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43320

Distance to Saint-Vidal

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 315 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzac, Borne, Ceyssac, Chaspuzac, Espaly-Saint-Marcel, Loudes, Polignac, Sanssac-l'Eglise and Vergezac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vidal

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