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Brives-Charensac

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Brives-Charensac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire
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Brives-Charensac is located on the banks of the Loire, 4 km from the town of Puy-en-Velay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBrives-Charensac
Postcode43700
Tourism label
Latitude45.0466360 (N 45° 2’ 48”)
Longitude3.9269050 (E 3° 55’ 37”)
AltitudeFrom 598m to 838m
Surface area4.87 km²
Population4337 inhabitants
Density890 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (2.5 mi, 9 min)
Insee code43041
IntercommunalityCA du Puy-en-Velay
DepartmentHaute-Loire
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Le Monteil1.6 mi (6 min)
Chadrac2.5 mi (8 min)
Le Puy-en-Velay2.5 mi (9 min)
Aiguilhe2.9 mi (10 min)
Saint-Germain-Laprade2.9 mi (7 min)
Espaly-Saint-Marcel3.4 mi (11 min)
Vals-près-le-Puy3.4 mi (11 min)
Blavozy4 mi (9 min)
Coubon4 mi (10 min)
Arsac-en-Velay4.6 mi (9 min)
Polignac5.2 mi (12 min)
Chaspinhac5.5 mi (13 min)
Malrevers5.5 mi (13 min)
Lantriac6 mi (11 min)
Ceyssac6.6 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

The banks of the Loire are arranged throughout the city and allow pleasant walks. This is an opportunity to discover the old bridge and the bridge of the Chartreuse.

Places of interest

Monuments

Photos

The Loire at Brives-Charensac
The Loire at Brives-Charensac
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Neighborhood of Brives-Charensac
Neighborhood of Brives-Charensac
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General view from the old bridge
General view from the old bridge
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Regulation of the Loire
Regulation of the Loire
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Bridge on the canal, edge of Loire
Bridge on the canal, edge of Loire
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View of the Loire
View of the Loire
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Weather

Sunday 21 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
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Monday 22 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C
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Tuesday 23 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (18.3 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (19.5 mi)
Rail bike ride on an old railway line
Sports sensations26 € to 40 € Pradelles (19.6 mi)
Family Adventure Park by the river
Entertainment20 € La Séauve-sur-Semène (24 mi)
Horse rides in wild Upper Allier
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 350 € Langeac (24 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Greenway
HikeEasy3h00Brives-Charensac
Around the Loire
HikeEasy1h30Lavoûte-sur-Loire (5.1 mi)
The Corboeuf Ravines
HikeEasy1h30Rosières (6.6 mi)
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (9.7 mi)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (11.7 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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