Vals-le-Chastel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vals-le-Chastel: highlights and tourist information

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Vals-le-Chastel 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 38 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Vals-le-Chastel is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaudieu at 5 km and Brioude at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vals-le-Chastel, 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 Vals-le-Chastel 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 Vals-le-Chastel

Markets in and near Vals-le-Chastel

  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (7km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (10km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (19km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (22km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (22km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Vals-le-Chastel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vals-le-Chastel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (49km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (36km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Mont Mouchet (35km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Signal du Luguet (42km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (25km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vals-le-Chastel

Canton: Paulhaguet

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43230

Distance to Vals-le-Chastel

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 345 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 489 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vals-le-Chastel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berbezit, Chaniat, Domeyrat, Frugieres-le-Pin, Javaugues, La Chomette, Lavaudieu, Montclard, Saint-Didier-sur-Doulon and Saint-Prejet-Armandon.

This page in French: Visiter Vals-le-Chastel