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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Located in Haute-Loire, Paulhaguet is a pretty village perched at 520 meters above sea level. Crossed by the Senouire, the village stretches in the middle of a hilly landscape where wooded hills rub shoulders with soft valleys. The natural environment is of rare beauty and invites relaxation. A resort that is conducive to resourcing, Paulhaguet blossoms in the middle of nature giving a unique and authentic character to the village. It is difficult to precisely date its origins, but it can be said that they date back to the Gallo-Roman period. History does not record remarkable facts. Rather rural, the town is a real haven of peace, ideal to catch your breath away from the hectic city life.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.2070880 (N 45° 12’ 26”)
Longitude3.5152850 (E 3° 30’ 55”)
AltitudeFrom 494m to 689m
Surface area11.23 km²
Population935 inhabitants
Density83 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (45 km, 43 min)
Insee code43148
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Paulhaguet
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Chassagnes2.3 km (4 min)
Salzuit2.8 km (7 min)
Couteuges3.5 km (7 min)
La Chomette4.9 km (7 min)
Mazerat-Aurouze5.9 km (10 min)
Domeyrat6.4 km (11 min)
Saint-Georges-d'Aurac7.3 km (9 min)
Vals-le-Chastel7.7 km (13 min)
Saint-Préjet-Armandon8 km (13 min)
Chavaniac-Lafayette8.7 km (15 min)
Frugières-le-Pin8.9 km (15 min)
Sainte-Marguerite9.2 km (14 min)
Cerzat9.2 km (11 min)
Saint-Privat-du-Dragon10 km (14 min)
Chilhac10.2 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

A verdant landscape stretching as far as the eye can see... Paulhaguet is the ideal place for nature sports. You should therefore consider hanging your hiking shoes in your suitcases. Along the Senouire or through woods, hiking trails await you from the village. You will have the opportunity to discover the local flora, rich and varied, and to cross people of the undergrowth at the turn of a grove. The walk promises to be joyful and full of exciting discoveries. A large bowl of pure air will do your lungs the greatest good. After the effort, comfort! You can picnic on the shady banks of the Senouire or give you a well deserved nap. You are going to take full eyes. The preserved nature promises you beautiful discoveries and unique panoramas. After climbing the slopes of a wooded hill, the landscape opens up into remarkable views that leave you speechless.

Athletes can stretch their legs on the tennis courts of the town. Do not forget to bring your racket and balls if you want to play wild parties. A municipal stadium is also available for a game of football or rugby.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

It is Monday from 8h to 13h that the market opens its doors to Paulhaguet. In this convivial and friendly place, you can fill your basket with good fresh products. You will find beautiful vegetables, cheese patiently refined, fresh meat and shiny fish. It is the place where the village finds itself. You will be directly immersed in the atmosphere of the village. It is also the place where one discusses, where one takes the time to chat. Warm traders offer their fresh products that will surely delight the taste buds of young and old when the time of the meal will have sounded.


Thursday 21 september
Min. 1°C - Max. 25°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 24°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 24°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse rides in wild Upper Allier
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 350 € Langeac (15.1 km)
Tour of a manual woodturning workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArlanc (30 km)
Visit of a craft biscuit factory
Local flavoursFreeSaint-Rémy-de-Chargnat (38 km)
Well-being and beauty treatments at a Cinqs Mondes Spa
Well-being69 € Issoire (43 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Country walk in Livradois Forez
HikeEasy2h00Champagnac-le-Vieux (16.8 km)
The Golden Snake
HikeEasy1h30La Chaise-Dieu (18.9 km)
Folgoux and the arboretum
HikeIntermediate3h00La Chaise-Dieu (18.9 km)
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (31 km)
Around the Loire
HikeEasy1h30Lavoûte-sur-Loire (32 km)


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