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Saugues

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Saugues - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire
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Location: Between the Mountains Margeride and the Allier Valley, scene of harm to the Beast of Gevaudan, 120 km from Clermont-Ferrand and 44 km from Le Puy-en-Velay.

Altitude: 960 m - Population: 2 013 inhabitants in winter, 3 500 in summer.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaugues
Postcode43170
Tourism label
Latitude44.9602700 (N 44° 57’ 37”)
Longitude3.5465660 (E 3° 32’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 661m to 1483m
Surface area78.80 km²
Population2013 inhabitants
Density25 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (45 km, 44 min)
Insee code43234
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Saugues
DepartmentHaute-Loire
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Venteuges5.6 km (9 min)
Esplantas6.8 km (8 min)
Grèzes7.3 km (13 min)
Cubelles7.7 km (14 min)
Charraix10.4 km (14 min)
Saint-Préjet-d'Allier11.4 km (16 min)
Vazeilles-près-Saugues12.2 km (15 min)
La Besseyre-Saint-Mary12.8 km (17 min)
Thoras13.7 km (17 min)
Chanaleilles14.7 km (18 min)
Saint-Arcons-d'Allier14.8 km (17 min)
Chazelles15 km (23 min)
Chanteuges15.8 km (17 min)
Prades15.8 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Saugues wilderness
Saugues wilderness
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Saugues Step of the Way of Saint Jacques de Compostela
Saugues Step of the Way of Saint Jacques de Compostela
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deserted medieval village of Montchauvet
deserted medieval village of Montchauvet
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Site to visit: Our Lady of Estours
Site to visit: Our Lady of Estours
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Collegiate St. Medard
Collegiate St. Medard
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Map bathing water
Map bathing water
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Water Plan activities and Fishing
Water Plan activities and Fishing
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English Tower
English Tower
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Notre Dame du Gevaudan dominates Saugues
Notre Dame du Gevaudan dominates Saugues
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Maundy Thursday: procession of the penitents of Saugues
Maundy Thursday: procession of the penitents of Saugues
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The Beast of Gevaudan dominates Saugues
The Beast of Gevaudan dominates Saugues
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Countries of the writer Robert Sabatier
Countries of the writer Robert Sabatier
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Saugues Country: country granite
Saugues Country: country granite
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Discovery landscapes Gevaudan Riding
Discovery landscapes Gevaudan Riding
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Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding
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The Beast of Gevaudan
The Beast of Gevaudan
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Weather

Monday 25 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 5°C - Max. 18°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse rides in wild Upper Allier
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 350 € Langeac (15.9 km)
Stained glass window course
Crafts400 € Monlet (32 km)
Maiden hot air balloon flight with the birds
Nature and the great outdoors239 € Coltines (45 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (38 km)
The Golden Snake
HikeEasy1h30La Chaise-Dieu (42 km)
Folgoux and the arboretum
HikeIntermediate3h00La Chaise-Dieu (42 km)
Country walk in Livradois Forez
HikeEasy2h00Champagnac-le-Vieux (44 km)
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (47 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels