Tence tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tence: highlights and tourist information

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Tence 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 33 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Tence is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 20 km and Desaignes at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tence, 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 Tence in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Tence

Markets in and near Tence

  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Le Chambon-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (8km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (10km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (12km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Agreve: market Monday (14km)
  • Fay-sur-Lignon: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (16km)

More information about Tence, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Tence, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (39km)
  • Monts d'Ardeche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (31km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (37km)
  • Perdrix Crest (37km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (38km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tence

Canton: Tence

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43190

Distance to Tence

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenereilles, Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, Le Mas-de-Tence and Montregard.

This page in French: Visiter Tence