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Arlempdes

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Arlempdes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire
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Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, Arlempdes is a jewel in a green setting. Medieval village dominated by its castle. Located not far from the source of the Loire Castle Arlempdes is the first of its course.

Its geographical location makes it an ideal place for lovers of green and cultural tourism thanks to its proximity to the beautiful town of Puy-en-Velay (city of art and history).

Its geographical location bordering departments of Lozere and Ardeche adds an additional attraction for the discovery of new regions.

Geographical information

MunicipalityArlempdes
Postcode43490
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Latitude44.8654579 (N 44° 51’ 56”)
Longitude3.9227250 (E 3° 55’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 769m to 1166m
Surface area13.74 km²
Population136 inhabitants
Density9 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (29 km, 34 min)
Insee code43008
IntercommunalityCC des Pays de Cayres et de Pradelles
DepartmentHaute-Loire
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Vielprat4 km (6 min)
Barges6.7 km (15 min)
Goudet8.3 km (13 min)
Costaros9.2 km (14 min)
Lafarre9.4 km (21 min)
Salettes9.7 km (18 min)
Coucouron11.3 km (17 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Fugères11.9 km (19 min)
Le Brignon12.1 km (19 min)
Alleyrac13.7 km (22 min)
Cayres14.4 km (20 min)
Saint-Arcons-de-Barges14.4 km (25 min)
Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas14.6 km (24 min)
Landos14.6 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the castle during the summer and his church, a masterpiece of Romanesque art, worth a visit.

At the foot of the rock, the Loire, with its pebble beaches, enchanting young and old in the summer.

Around the village of Arlempdes, the many hiking trails are a delight for nature lovers and open spaces.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

A theater - The Theatre du Velay - takes place every year in July and takes place in the castle, which makes this event even more magical.

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Village and its castle Arlempdes
Village and its castle Arlempdes
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Arlempdes Village and castle
Arlempdes Village and castle
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Arlempdes Village
Arlempdes Village
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Village Arlempdes
Village Arlempdes
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Arlempdes Church
Arlempdes Church
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Village Arlempdes
Village Arlempdes
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Arlempdes Castle
Arlempdes Castle
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Stone House
Stone House
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Heritage of Arlempdes
Heritage of Arlempdes
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Village Arlempdes
Village Arlempdes
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Arlempdes Church
Arlempdes Church
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Church Arlempdes
Church Arlempdes
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Castle overlooking the village of Arlempdes
Castle overlooking the village of Arlempdes
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Arlempdes Village and castle
Arlempdes Village and castle
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Arlempdes Village and castle
Arlempdes Village and castle
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Arlempdes, jewel in its green
Arlempdes, jewel in its green
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Village of 'Arlempdes, winter
Village of 'Arlempdes, winter
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Arlempdes Village in winter
Arlempdes Village in winter
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Weather

Saturday 1 august
Min. 12°C - Max. 22°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 26°C
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Monday 3 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 30°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Many tourist sites around Arlempdes as the town of Puy en Velay, the cascades de la Baume, the Lac du Bouchet, Issarlès Lake, Lake Naussac offering numerous water sports and addicted -branches.

The villages of Goudet, Pradelles are also a must.

The rail-bike, with family or friends will delight you. And for thrill seekers, the viaduct Recoumène will seduce you take the plunge (bungee).

Finally, anglers and mushroom pickers will not be outdone.

There's something for everyone: tourism, culture, sports or relaxation. Haute-Loire is no end to surprise you!

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Aerocanyon for families in the Ardèche Cévennes
Nature and the great outdoors38 € Labastide-sur-Bésorgues (34 km)
Segway trip
Sports sensations30 € Tence (40 km)
Stained glass window course
Crafts400 € Monlet (43 km)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Lapte (43 km)
Canyoning or via ferrata in Ardèche
Sports sensations39 € to 42 € Sanilhac (45 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chalias
HikeIntermediate3h00Montpezat-sous-Bauzon (28 km)
Lizieux Peak
HikeIntermediate1h00Mazet-Saint-Voy (32 km)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (35 km)
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (36 km)
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (39 km)

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