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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Small tourist village of 230 inhabitants renowned for its gastronomy and its restaurants.

Geographical information

Latitude45.1420389 (N 45° 8’ 31”)
Longitude4.4357879 (E 4° 26’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 758m to 1161m
Surface area13.09 km²
Population247 inhabitants
Density18 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (58 km, 58 min)
Insee code43172
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Montfaucon

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-André-en-Vivarais3.9 km (6 min)
Saint-Pierre-sur-Doux6.9 km (9 min)
Saint-Julien-Vocance9.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Julien-Molhesabate9.7 km (15 min)
Montregard11.5 km (12 min)
Le Mas-de-Tence11.5 km (15 min)
Devesset11.8 km (15 min)
Lalouvesc12.5 km (17 min)
Montfaucon-en-Velay12.6 km (12 min)
Rochepaule14.1 km (19 min)
Raucoules14.4 km (15 min)
Vocance14.8 km (17 min)
Tence15.1 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Hiking (3 PR and 3 circuits discoveries).

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Each year the weekend after the All Saints Village Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid organizes the Mushroom Fair, which attracts over 20 000 visitors.

Program: Market mushrooms dried meals and mushroom soup, recipe demonstrations by the mushroom heads of the village and surrounding areas, local producers, giant pies ...

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Lake Devesset to Devesset (12 km).

Collection of Flemish paintings (Abel Grimmer) Montfaucon (12 km).

Railways Velay (tourist train) to Dunières (15 km).

Mount Felletin culminating at 1387 m (20 km).

Peaugres Safari Park (40 km).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment8 € Lapte (10.7 km)
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (12.4 km)
Guided tour of a Clog-maker’s Studio
Arts and Crafts5 € to 8 € Mazet-Saint-Voy (18.3 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (22 km)
Aerocanyon for families in the Ardèche Cévennes
Nature and the great outdoors38 € Labastide-sur-Bésorgues (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk around Devesset Lake
HikeEasy1h30Devesset (9 km)
From Upper Vivarais to the Doux Valley
HikeAthletic10h00Saint-Agrève (15 km)
The Vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Désaignes (17.5 km)
Panoramic circuit
Village visitIntermediate4h00Désaignes (17.6 km)
From Désaignes to Nozières
HikeAthletic7h00Désaignes (17.6 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals