Saugues tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saugues: highlights and tourist information

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Saugues is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saugues is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 28 km and Allegre at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saugues, 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 Saugues in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saugues

Markets in and near Saugues

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (16km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (25km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (27km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (28km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (29km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Saugues, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saugues, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saugues.

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) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (37km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (14km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (20km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (27km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (51km)
  • Tanargue (56km)
  • Signal du Luguet (61km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Aumont-Aubrac (34km)
  • Massiac (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (18km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saugues

Canton: Saugues

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43170

Distance to Saugues

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saugues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cubelles, Esplantas, Grezes and Venteuges.

This page in French: Visiter Saugues