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Sainte-Marguerite tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Marguerite in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Allegre at 10 km from Sainte-Marguerite

Visit Sainte-Marguerite: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marguerite is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Allegre at 10 km and Lavaudieu at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Marguerite, 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 Sainte-Marguerite in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Allegre

Allegre

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Allegre guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Auzon guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Usson

Usson

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

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arlempdes guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pradelles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marguerite

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Markets in and near Sainte-Marguerite

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (6km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (14km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (24km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (25km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marguerite, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (31km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (37km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (38km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Marguerite is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marguerite is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marguerite

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Sainte-Marguerite

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 336 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Marguerite from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagnes, Chavaniac-Lafayette, Collat, Jax, Josat, La Chapelle-Bertin, Saint-Georges-d'Aurac, Saint-Pal-de-Senouire, Saint-Prejet-Armandon and Varennes-Saint-Honorat.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marguerite

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