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Araules

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

The town consists of 3 villages: Araules, Recharinges and Montbuzat.

In the 10th century, the castrum of Bonas was near the hamlet of Chieze Lizieux on the plateau.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAraules
Postcode43200
Tourism label
Latitude45.0898309 (N 45° 5’ 23”)
Longitude4.1733670 (E 4° 10’ 24”)
AltitudeFrom 920m to 1386m
Surface area31.10 km²
Population633 inhabitants
Density20 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (29 km, 38 min)
Insee code43007
IntercommunalityCC des Sucs
DepartmentHaute-Loire
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Jeures3.8 km (6 min)
Queyrières8.2 km (12 min)
Yssingeaux9.7 km (14 min)
Mazet-Saint-Voy10.4 km (14 min)
Champclause10.8 km (17 min)
Chenereilles12.8 km (20 min)
Tence13.5 km (19 min)
Saint-Hostien13.7 km (20 min)
Bessamorel13.9 km (19 min)
Le Pertuis15.3 km (20 min)
Lapte15.7 km (24 min)
Saint-Julien-Chapteuil16.1 km (21 min)
Montusclat16.2 km (20 min)
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon16.3 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

August 15: Feast of the village Araules with the famous cabbage soup.

Photos

Lizieux orientation table
Lizieux orientation table
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Weather

Saturday 25 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C
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Sunday 26 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C
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Monday 27 april
Min. 1°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Segway trip
Sports sensations30 € Tence (9 km)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Lapte (11.8 km)
Stained glass window course
Crafts400 € Monlet (39 km)
Aerocanyon family Ardèche Cévennes
Nature and the great outdoors38 € Labastide-sur-Bésorgues (42 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (7 km)
Lizieux Peak
HikeIntermediate1h00Mazet-Saint-Voy (7.4 km)
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (16.8 km)
Walk around Devesset Lake
HikeEasy1h30Devesset (17 km)
From Upper Vivarais to the Doux Valley
HikeAthletic10h00Saint-Agrève (19.7 km)

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