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Saint-Vincent tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 11 km from Saint-Vincent

Visit Saint-Vincent: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 11 km and Allegre at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vincent, 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-Vincent 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 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Arlempdes guide
 
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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 40 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
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Pradelles guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

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

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

See Desaignes guide
Antraigues-sur-Volane

Antraigues-sur-Volane

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

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vincent

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Markets in and near Saint-Vincent

  • Rosieres: market Saturday (6km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (10km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (10km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (12km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (16km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (17km)

More information about Saint-Vincent, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Vincent, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (16km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (22km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (28km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)
  • Mont Mouchet (46km)
  • Bois Noirs (48km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Vincent is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vincent is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vincent

Canton: Saint-Paulien

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43800

Distance to Saint-Vincent

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 481 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzac, Malrevers and Vorey.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vincent

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