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Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire
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Medieval town of 1047 inhabitants located 890 m above sea level and covers 2900 hectares on the edge of two regions of Auvergne and Rhône-Alpes. Commune Haute-Loire, bordering the Loire and Puy-de-Dome. Halfway between Le Puy-en-Velay and St Etienne (50 km), 13 km from Craponne-sur-Arzon, 15 km from Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau, 105 km from Lyon.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Pal-de-Chalencon
Postcode43500
Latitude45.3563440 (N 45° 21’ 23”)
Longitude3.9569500 (E 3° 57’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 700m to 978m
Surface area28.95 km²
Population1053 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (51 km, 55 min)
Insee code43212
IntercommunalityCC de Rochebaron à Chalençon
DepartmentHaute-Loire
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Usson-en-Forez4.6 km (8 min)
Apinac5.9 km (9 min)
Boisset6.2 km (9 min)
Tiranges8.7 km (13 min)
Merle-Leignec9.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Julien-d'Ance10.2 km (15 min)
Estivareilles11.2 km (15 min)
Saint-Hilaire-Cusson-la-Valmitte11.9 km (16 min)
Craponne-sur-Arzon12.1 km (12 min)
Viverols12.6 km (16 min)
Sauvessanges12.6 km (20 min)
Valprivas13 km (18 min)
Saint-André-de-Chalencon13.1 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

One to the west, south, one north, they are not less than three doors that allow entry to the fortified medieval village of Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon. A quiet walk in the streets, if the eye was a bit curious, you will not fail to admire the many remnants of past centuries, especially the towers of the castle and church, which houses, among other things, a Pietà the fifteenth. In this rich heritage, in addition to village, house of assembly, bakery, chapel of Notre-Dame de Lorette, Calvary Lurou (Boisset-Up) ...

Events and festivities

Race Cacharat Coast in July.

Cultural Week in late July-early August.

Garage sale, the first Sunday in August.

Vogue annual weekend before August 15.

Christmas market and Telethon, the first weekend of December.

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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
Stained glass window course
Crafts400 € Monlet (24 km)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Lapte (35 km)
Segway trip
Sports sensations30 € Tence (37 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (18 km)
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (19.2 km)
The Golden Snake
HikeEasy1h30La Chaise-Dieu (21 km)
Folgoux and the arboretum
HikeIntermediate3h00La Chaise-Dieu (21 km)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (27 km)

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Vacation rentals

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Hotels