Yssingeaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Yssingeaux in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 22 km from Yssingeaux

Visit Yssingeaux: highlights and tourist information

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Yssingeaux 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 Yssingeaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 22 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 26 km.

Yssingeaux, 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 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arlempdes guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pradelles guide


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

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

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when...

See Privas guide

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Map of places to visit near Yssingeaux


Markets in and near Yssingeaux

  • Grazac: market Sunday (7km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (9km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (10km)
  • Rosieres: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (13km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (14km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (17km)

More information about Yssingeaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Yssingeaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (29km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (34km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (37km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (42km)
  • Perdrix Crest (44km)
  • Oeillon Crest (47km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (48km)
  • Bois Noirs (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Yssingeaux is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Yssingeaux is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Yssingeaux

Canton: Yssingeaux

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43200

Distance to Yssingeaux

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 667 km

from Nice: 297 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 471 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaux, Bessamorel, Grazac and Le Pertuis.

This page in French: Visiter Yssingeaux