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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

The village of Laussonne is 18 km from the town of Puy-en-Velay and 15 km massif Mzenc. At the foot of the plateau of Fraisse and LHERM and that of Badioux the Laussonne dug bed.

It is under the name "Terra Lapsonna" in the year 857 after the cartulary of the abbey Monastier, found the first traces of the name Laussonne.

Since 1965, Laussonne is twinned with Niedergründau which lies 30 km from Frankfurt. Exchanges are many and periodicals through the twinning committee and associations. Laussonne also maintains close relations with Fiorenzuola d'Arda (Italy), a city 30 km from Parma also has relics of St Florent.

Geographical information

Latitude44.9702700 (N 44° 58’ 13”)
Longitude4.0540550 (E 4° 3’ 15”)
AltitudeFrom 796m to 1191m
Surface area25.11 km²
Population1031 inhabitants
Density41 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (11.3 mi, 27 min)
Insee code43115
IntercommunalityCC Mézenc-Loire-Meygal
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Freycenet-la-Tour2.7 mi (7 min)
Moudeyres3.4 mi (8 min)
Lantriac3.7 mi (8 min)
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille5.2 mi (14 min)
Saint-Germain-Laprade7.4 mi (17 min)
Les Estables7.9 mi (16 min)
Montusclat8 mi (22 min)
Saint-Julien-Chapteuil8.7 mi (15 min)
Freycenet-la-Cuche9.1 mi (24 min)
Brives-Charensac9.1 mi (16 min)
Chadron9.1 mi (22 min)
Présailles9.6 mi (22 min)
Blavozy9.7 mi (18 min)
Saint-Front9.9 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

On the CD 36, leading to Mezenc in the northern zone and Gerbier-of-Reeds, this charming village awaits you nestled around its 11th century Romanesque church which is a relic of St Florent.

The anglers will love the rivers and Aubépin Laussonne.

Swimming with unsupervised Plancha.

Many sports: football, handball ...

Numerous hiking trails.

Mountain biking (bike paths).

Picking mushrooms, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.

Events and festivities

Conference on " Thursday the Archeo -Logis " each week from July to September at 21h.

Festival of the Tree Hollow penultimate July weekend.

Local Festival the first weekend of August.

Laussonne automotive coast race in Freycenet-la-Tour the 2nd weekend of August.

Rally Plancha " Velay Auvergne" the first weekend in September.

Autumn Fair in October.

Petanque contest.

Hollow Tree Festival


Saturday 27 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 15°C
Sunday 28 may
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 29 may
Min. 5°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (15.2 mi)
Rail bike ride on an old railway line
Sports sensations26 € to 40 € Pradelles (16.8 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (17.1 mi)
Guided tour of the medieval village with Dédé l'Ardéchois
Culture and education5 € Meyras (23 mi)
Le Petit Musée à Dédé, railway history museum
Culture and educationFreeMeyras (23 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
HikeEasy3h00Brives-Charensac (8 mi)
Lizieux Peak
HikeIntermediate1h00Mazet-Saint-Voy (10.7 mi)
The Corboeuf Ravines
HikeEasy1h30Rosières (11.7 mi)
The Factor Path
HikeEasy2h00Sainte-Eulalie (12 mi)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (12.4 mi)


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