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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Pont-Salomon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

Pont-Salomon is located in the department of Haute-Loire, Auvergne region. The village is located 620 meters above sea level along the river Semène, main river that runs through the village of Pont-Salomon. The river is closely related to the industry wrong. Before the installation of plants Dorian and his associates Holtzer and Jackson lived Pont-Salomon: millers, paper manufacturers, but also farmers in the highlands ...

The town has existed since 1865.

Today, this industrial past is still present: workers' housing, allotments, school, church, workshops, one of which two, Foultier, is transformed into a museum. One of them is still active.

Geographical information

Latitude45.3393910 (N 45° 20’ 22”)
Longitude4.2473590 (E 4° 14’ 50”)
AltitudeFrom 552m to 803m
Surface area8.43 km²
Population2091 inhabitants
Density248 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (33 mi, 47 min)
Insee code43153
IntercommunalityCC Loire et Semène
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Ferréol-d'Auroure1.7 mi (5 min)
Saint-Didier-en-Velay4.2 mi (11 min)
La Séauve-sur-Semène4.8 mi (11 min)
La Chapelle-d'Aurec4.9 mi (12 min)
Firminy5 mi (14 min)
Aurec-sur-Loire5.3 mi (12 min)
Monistrol-sur-Loire6.3 mi (10 min)
Fraisses6.3 mi (15 min)
Unieux6.5 mi (18 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Cornillon6.8 mi (17 min)
Saint-Just-Malmont6.8 mi (18 min)
Saint-Pal-de-Mons8.4 mi (15 min)
Saint-Victor-Malescours8.8 mi (19 min)
Saint-Maurice-en-Gourgois9 mi (23 min)

Things to see and do

The Museum of false - Foultier.

Dramatized tours are organized by appointment. Information: Tel-Fax: +33 4 77 35 87 07.


With Mrs. Eugenie, one discovers the workshop
With Mrs. Eugenie, one discovers the workshop
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With Julia, we discover the lesson
With Julia, we discover the lesson
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Tuesday 25 april
Min. 6°C - Max. 12°C
Wednesday 26 april
Min. 5°C - Max. 11°C
Thursday 27 april
Min. 4°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Family Adventure Park by the river
Entertainment20 € La Séauve-sur-Semène (3 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (13.5 mi)
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (15.7 mi)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (22 mi)
Quad or buggy trek in Auvergne or the Lyonnais
Sports sensations50 € to 185 € Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc (30 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (14 mi)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (14.9 mi)
Montpeloux basaltic organs - Cascades du Creux de l'Oulette
HikeIntermediate3h30Saillant (18.1 mi)
The Corboeuf Ravines
HikeEasy1h30Rosières (19.1 mi)
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (19.5 mi)


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