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Vergongheon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 4 km from Vergongheon

Visit Vergongheon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 4 km and Brioude at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vergongheon, 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 Vergongheon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Blesle guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
 
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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide

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Map of places to visit near Vergongheon

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Markets in and near Vergongheon

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (4km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (4km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (10km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (14km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (20km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (24km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (28km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Vergongheon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vergongheon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (16km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (9km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (40km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (43km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Lac Pavin (37km)
  • Puy de Sancy (43km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (44km)
  • Mont Mouchet (44km)
  • Lac du Guery (48km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (50km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vergongheon is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Vergongheon is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vergongheon

Canton: Auzon

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43360

Distance to Vergongheon

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzon, Azerat, Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre, Brassac-les-Mines, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Cohade, Frugeres-les-Mines, Lorlanges, Moriat, Saint-Geron, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Sainte-Florine and Vezezoux.

This page in French: Visiter Vergongheon

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