Vals-Pres-le-Puy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 1 km from Vals-Pres-le-Puy

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Vals-Pres-le-Puy is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vals-Pres-le-Puy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 1 km and Arlempdes at 19 km.

Vals-Pres-le-Puy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 1 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles a highlight...

See Pradelles guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the major attraction...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character' and has...

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at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

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at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient covered passageway...

See Meyras guide


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

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity centred around its central...

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at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge running through the...

See Jaujac guide


at 56 km (direction north-west)

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

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Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when you are...

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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Markets in and near Vals-Pres-le-Puy

  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (3km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (3km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (5km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (11km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Vals-Pres-le-Puy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (48km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (10km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (15km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (34km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (41km)

Geography and distances

Vals-Pres-le-Puy is in the southern-centre of France at 1 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Vals-Pres-le-Puy is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vals-Pres-le-Puy

Canton: Puy-en-Velay-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43750

Distance to Vals-Pres-le-Puy

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguilhe, Arsac-en-Velay, Brives-Charensac, Ceyssac, Chadrac, Chaspinhac, Coubon, Cussac-sur-Loire, Espaly-Saint-Marcel, Le Monteil, Le Puy-en-Velay and Polignac.

This page in French: Visiter Vals-Pres-le-Puy