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Vieille-Brioude tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vieille-Brioude in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Lavaudieu at 4 km from Vieille-Brioude

Visit Vieille-Brioude: highlights and tourist information

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Vieille-Brioude 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 45 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Vieille-Brioude is 408 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Vieille-Brioude, 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 Vieille-Brioude 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 Vieille-Brioude


Markets in and near Vieille-Brioude

  • Brioude: market Saturday (4km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (10km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (13km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (18km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (18km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (19km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (30km)

More information about Vieille-Brioude, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vieille-Brioude, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (3km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (51km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (34km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (32km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Lac Pavin (48km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (49km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieille-Brioude

Canton: Brioude-Sud

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43100

Distance to Vieille-Brioude

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 495 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vieille-Brioude from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Brioude, Fontannes, Javaugues, La Chomette, Lamothe, Lavaudieu, Paulhac, Saint-Just-Pres-Brioude and Saint-Laurent-Chabreuges.

This page in French: Visiter Vieille-Brioude

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