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Pradelles

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Pradelles - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire
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South of the Haute-Loire and Auvergne, Pradelles lies at the crossroads of Velay, Gevaudan and Vivarais.

30 min from Le Puy en Velay, 45 Mende or Aubenas.

Medieval and Renaissance fortified formerly classified "Most Beautiful Villages of France".

Geographical information

MunicipalityPradelles
Postcode43420
Tourism label
Latitude44.7698750 (N 44° 46’ 12”)
Longitude3.8820180 (E 3° 52’ 55”)
AltitudeFrom 880m to 1302m
Surface area17.48 km²
Population639 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (35 km, 35 min)
Insee code43154
IntercommunalityCC des Pays de Cayres et de Pradelles
DepartmentHaute-Loire
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Paul-de-Tartas5.3 km (9 min)
Saint-Étienne-du-Vigan5.8 km (9 min)
Lespéron6.8 km (13 min)
Langogne7.5 km (9 min)
Barges9.6 km (12 min)
Naussac9.9 km (13 min)
Lavillatte11.2 km (12 min)
Saint-Alban-en-Montagne12.2 km (21 min)
Landos12.6 km (15 min)
Saint-Flour-de-Mercoire12.8 km (15 min)
Saint-Arcons-de-Barges13.4 km (19 min)
Rauret13.9 km (19 min)
Lanarce15.2 km (14 min)
Rocles15.9 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

You can explore the village, monuments, streets, through a plan of discovery you will find the Tourist Office or the various tourist sites.

A view in the village: Doors cities, mansions, tower Rochely, arcades. Remains of the ancient chapel of the church of the 20th century, Notre-Dame, Chateau Mazigon of the 13th century (private), castle Mazonric 16th century (private). Many panoramic views of the Allier Valley and Lake Naussac.

In addition to the heritage, you can play Bike Ride on the old railway line which connects Langogne Puy. And discover the history of draft horses, with the museum Draught Horse.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The first Sunday of August: Big garage sale.

August 15: votive and religious festival.

Photos

Maison des Arcades, Place de la Halle
Maison des Arcades, Place de la Halle
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Notre-Dame de Pradelles
Notre-Dame de Pradelles
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Fountain Melon
Fountain Melon
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Church Saint Peter's Pradelles
Church Saint Peter's Pradelles
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Pradelles the dusk
Pradelles the dusk
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Draft Horse Museum, old school Brothers
Draft Horse Museum, old school Brothers
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Village street
Village street
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Houses of the village
Houses of the village
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Rue du Village
Rue du Village
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Village house
Village house
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Fountain
Fountain
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Homes
Homes
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Lake View Naussac
Lake View Naussac
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Village
Village
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Village Street
Village Street
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Village
Village
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Village Street
Village Street
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Old Nunnery Jeanne de Lestonnac
Old Nunnery Jeanne de Lestonnac
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Plot of the old town hall and the old prison
Plot of the old town hall and the old prison
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Weather

Tuesday 21 april
Min. 3°C - Max. 18°C
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Wednesday 22 april
Min. 2°C - Max. 19°C
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Thursday 23 april
Min. 5°C - Max. 14°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

10 min Pradelles, discover the village of Arlempdes which is also ranked among the "Most Beautiful Villages of France".

Different lakes: Lac du Bouchet, former volcano crater 15 min. Lake Naussac Dam water reservoir that feeds the Allier. Coucouron Lake, Lake Issarlès.

The source of the Loire 40 min Gerbier of Reeds.

The gorges of the Loire and Allier.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning or via ferrata in Ardèche
Sports sensations39 € to 42 € Sanilhac (39 km)
Show at the farm theatre
Entertainment12 € Lablachère (44 km)
Horse rides in wild Upper Allier
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 350 € Langeac (49 km)
Segway trip
Sports sensations30 € Tence (50 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chalias
HikeIntermediate3h00Montpezat-sous-Bauzon (26 km)
Tour of Villefort Lake
HikeEasy2h30Villefort (37 km)
Upper Blajoux Valley
HikeEasy1h30Sanilhac (40 km)
Lizieux Peak
HikeIntermediate1h00Mazet-Saint-Voy (42 km)
Basilica of Our Lady (Notre-Dame) and megalithic bridge
Village visitEasy1h15Lablachère (43 km)

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