Le Puy-en-Velay

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TownLe Puy-en-Velay
Insee code43157
AltitudeFrom 600 to 888 meters
Surface16.79 km²
Population19707 inhabitants
Density1173 inhabitants/km²


National labelsAiguilhe at 740 m
DepartmentHaute-LoireEspaly-Saint-Marcel at 1.4 km
RegionAuvergneSearch another town


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TransportTrain station Le Puy-en-Velay
Information pointsTourist Office of Le Puy-en-Velay
Leisure centresMuseum Crozatier
MonumentsCathedral Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation,   Church Saint-Laurent


The market is held every Saturday, instead of Plot and place of Breuil.

Every year since 1986, Renaissance Festivals are held on the King of the Birds, the third weekend of September.


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Donkey hireNature and the outdoorsFrom 11 € to 43 €Saint-Front (21 km)
Stained glass window courseCraft400 €Monlet (24 km)
Fishing for beginners and improversNature and the outdoorsFrom 85 € to 145 €Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon (30 km)

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Cathedral of Puy-en-VelayCathedral of Puy-en-Velay
Place du Breuil in Puy-en-VelayPlace du Breuil in Puy-en-Velay
Fountain Crozatier and Prefecture of Puy-en-VelayFountain Crozatier and Prefecture of Puy-en-Velay
Statue of Notre-Dame-de-France in Le Puy-en-VelayStatue of Notre-Dame-de-France in Le Puy-en-Velay
Le Puy-en-VelayLe Puy-en-Velay
Chapelle Saint- Michel AiguilheChapelle Saint- Michel Aiguilhe
Le Puy-en-Velay, VirginLe Puy-en-Velay, Virgin
Branch High CityBranch High City
Rue du PuyRue du Puy
Le Puy-en-VelayLe Puy-en-Velay
Chapelle Saint-Michel AiguilheChapelle Saint-Michel Aiguilhe
The Black Madonna, giving St. LouisThe Black Madonna, giving St. Louis
End of the climb to the cathedral PuyEnd of the climb to the cathedral Puy
The organ, the pulpit and the entrance from the floor of the cathedralThe organ, the pulpit and the entrance from the floor of the cathedral
Dome of the CathedralDome of the Cathedral
Panorama (© JE)Panorama (© JE)
Panorama (© JE)Panorama (© JE)
Panorama (© JE)Panorama (© JE)
Panorama (© JE)Panorama (© JE)
Rock and St. Michael's Chapel (© JE)Rock and St. Michael's Chapel (© JE)
Dyke and chapel Aiguilhe (© JE)Dyke and chapel Aiguilhe (© JE)
Rocher Corneille (© JE)Rocher Corneille (© JE)
Rocher Corneille (© JE)Rocher Corneille (© JE)
Our Lady of France, on the rock Corneille (© JE)Our Lady of France, on the rock Corneille (© JE)
Cathedral (© JE)Cathedral (© JE)
Inside the cathedral (© JE)Inside the cathedral (© JE)
Pierre Fevers in the Cathedral (© JE)Pierre Fevers in the Cathedral (© JE)
Pierre Fevers in the Cathedral (© JE)Pierre Fevers in the Cathedral (© JE)
Stained glass window in the choir of the Cathedral (© JE)Stained glass window in the choir of the Cathedral (© JE)
Virgin black Puy-en-Velay (© JE)Virgin black Puy-en-Velay (© JE)
Cloister of the Cathedral (© JE)Cloister of the Cathedral (© JE)
Cloister (© JE)Cloister (© JE)
Cloister (© JE)Cloister (© JE)
Grid cloister (© JE)Grid cloister (© JE)
Photo gallery of the cloister (© JE)Photo gallery of the cloister (© JE)
Friesland cloister (© JE)Friesland cloister (© JE)
Sculpture (© JE)Sculpture (© JE)
Cloister - Father and the Abbess (© JE)Cloister - Father and the Abbess (© JE)
Cloister - Lions (© JE)Cloister - Lions (© JE)
Cloister - The siren (© JE)Cloister - The siren (© JE)
Chapel of Saint-Michel 'Aiguilhe (© JE)Chapel of Saint-Michel 'Aiguilhe (© JE)
Chapelle Saint-Michel - Bestiary (© JE)Chapelle Saint-Michel - Bestiary (© JE)
Chapelle Saint-Michel - Bestiary (© JE)Chapelle Saint-Michel - Bestiary (© JE)
Chapelle Saint-Michel - Flowers (© JE)Chapelle Saint-Michel - Flowers (© JE)
Choir of the Saint-Michel Aiguilhe (© JE)Choir of the Saint-Michel Aiguilhe (© JE)
Eardrum Aiguilhe chapel of the Saint-Michel (© JE)Eardrum Aiguilhe chapel of the Saint-Michel (© JE)
Chapelle Saint-Michel - Sirens (© JE)Chapelle Saint-Michel - Sirens (© JE)


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Wednesday 23 April
Min. 1°C - Max. 13°C
Thursday 24 April
Min. 5°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 25 April
Min. 5°C - Max. 8°C


French cuisine restaurantVidal  
Vidal Jean Pierre and his wife await you in their restaurant. Enjoy the warm welcome awaits you, as well as the authenticity and friendliness of the place. Come and enjoy a light and...
Located 14.2 km from Le Puy-en-Velay45 € per person 

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Villa with 3 bedroomsVilla loriline    
Le Puy-en-Velay
A haven of peace in the center of the Puy velay City, a few minutes walk from the historical center, located on the same path of ST Jacques de Compostela, this private property, trees,...
Located in Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 69 € to 80 € the double room 
Villa with 4 bedroomsLes Jardins de Champfleury    
Le Puy-en-Velay
Our guest house is located on the heights of the town of Le Puy and offers a 180 ° view of the city and monuments. Nestled in lush greenery and flowers, our house offers quality comfort....
Located in Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 69 € to 95 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Gourmantine    
Located in Auvergne, near Le Puy-en-Velay, in a 18th century stone farmhouse, fully restored, at the foot of a 10th century feudal fortress, Monique et Daniel chaulet offer you 5 comfortable...
Located 3.6 km from Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 56 € to 66 € the double room 

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Villa for 7 personsLe Puy-en-Velay   NEW
Le Puy-en-Velay
Villa, late nineteenth century, in trees 2000 m ² fenced, with large terrace of 60 m ², near the city center. Stunning views of the Puy-en-Velay and its region. Comfort. Sitting room,...
Located in Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 610 € to 679 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsEstaou Treillo Gîte Rural  
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Cottage of 80 m ² composed of: a large room of 55 m ² comprising: - Lounge area with fireplace and TV with Freeview tv, cd / dvd, pc internet, recliners and sofa leather sofa for 2...
Located 15.1 km from Le Puy-en-Velay415 € per week 
House for 5 personsLe Clos Moulin
Resort along the Loire in greenery. Lodgings from 2 to 7 people completely renovated in 2012. Possibility of short stays depending on availability. Night from € 40.00. : Swimming pool,...
Located 16.3 km from Le Puy-en-Velay 

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130 places over 5 haCamping d'Audinet    
Situated on the Loire. 115 sites-2 bungalows-13 mobile homes-Service Area camping car-pizzeria-playground.
Located 4 km from Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 13.25 € to 16.35 € per day 
105 places over 4 haCamping de la rochelambert    
At the heart of the south of Auvergne, near Le Puy en Velay, the site is located at the foot of the castle. It is bordered by a wild river and a nature trail through the trees. Halfway...
Located 11.1 km from Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 13.30 € to 19.70 € per day 
90 places over 4,5 haRock'n camp / Camping au bord de l'eau    
Welcome. To Rock'n Camp. A campsite on the water's edge !!! Situated south of Auvergne, 30 minutes from Puy-en-Velay, 790 meters high, dominated by the ruins of the Beaufort feudal...
Located 17.1 km from Le Puy-en-VelayFrom 16 € to 22 € per day 

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Hotel Chris'tel - Hotel in Le Puy-en-VelayHotel Chris'tel     
Le Puy-en-Velay
Hotel Chris'tel is located in the centre of Le Puy-en-Velay and offers free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi. Guest rooms at the Hotel Chris'tel are 100% non-smoking. They are equipped...
Located in Le Puy-en-VelayRoom from 52 €
Deltour Hôtel Le Puy En Velay - Hotel in Le Puy-en-VelayDeltour Hôtel Le Puy En Velay     
Le Puy-en-Velay
Located just outside the centre of Le Puy en Velay, this hotel offers comfortable rooms equipped with en suite facilities, a large desk and free Wi-Fi internet access. The Deltour Hôtel...
Located in Le Puy-en-VelayRoom from 52 €
Hôtel des Capucins - Hotel in Le Puy-en-VelayHôtel des Capucins     
Le Puy-en-Velay
Located in the town of Le Puy-en-Velay, this hotel features and a terrace in the garden. It offers modern guest rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Accessed by a staircase,...
Located in Le Puy-en-VelayRoom from 67 €

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ibis budget Le Puy En Velay
The ibis budget Le Puy En Velay is located opposite the train station in Le Puy En Velay, 200 metres from the historic centre. It has a 24-hour reception...
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