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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Loire

On Lyon-Toulouse, near the RN 88, 30 minutes from Saint-Etienne and Le Puy-en-Velay, an hour from Lyon, Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon is located between the 3 valleys Ramel, the Loire and Lignon.

At an average altitude of 760 meters, the town of Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon extends over 3023 hectares of which about 1,300 forest, and has among its highest point away from the Barrys (ancient Roman camp) and its lowest point in Pont de Lignon a striking contrast.

Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon nearly 2500 inhabitants who live in the town or in one of 12 "villages" that make up the city: the Bouchet, the lice, the Roure, Cublaise, Loucéa, The Chabanneries, Meadow, Esclunes, Maubourg The Yverras La Faurie, Chatelard.

Three industries are now cured of Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon national capital of sausage!

Geographical information

Latitude45.2236580 (N 45° 13’ 25”)
Longitude4.1386640 (E 4° 8’ 19”)
AltitudeFrom 461m to 892m
Surface area30.23 km²
Population2630 inhabitants
Density86 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Puy-en-Velay (24 mi, 37 min)
Insee code43211
IntercommunalityCC des Sucs
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Monistrol-sur-Loire6.5 mi (10 min)
Beauzac6.8 mi (17 min)
Les Villettes7.5 mi (11 min)
Yssingeaux8.1 mi (11 min)
Bas-en-Basset8.6 mi (15 min)
Bessamorel9.9 mi (13 min)
Sainte-Sigolène10.1 mi (16 min)
Grazac10.6 mi (17 min)
Pont-Salomon11.1 mi (15 min)
La Séauve-sur-Semène11.4 mi (15 min)
La Chapelle-d'Aurec11.4 mi (16 min)
Lapte11.7 mi (18 min)
Le Pertuis11.8 mi (15 min)
Beaux12.1 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

Some beautiful buildings to see, such as the town hall, the chapel of Sainte -Marguerite, the Mausoleum of the notable family Latour Maubourg...

Between the Loire and Lignon, with its many forests and forest roads, Saint-Maurice also offers great outdoor recreation opportunities : fishing for trout and other freshwater fish, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, full recreation There are many kind and everyone. But the village also has a large number of clubs and enthusiasts groups to allow you the practice of regular activities.

A walking tour of 13 km labeled " respirator " from Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon.

Events and festivities



Tuesday 23 may
Min. 4°C - Max. 23°C
Wednesday 24 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C
Thursday 25 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The Yssingelais juices.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Family Adventure Park by the river
Entertainment20 € La Séauve-sur-Semène (7.7 mi)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment10 € Lapte (9.4 mi)
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (10.5 mi)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (26 mi)
Quad or buggy trek in Auvergne or the Lyonnais
Sports sensations50 € to 185 € Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc (26 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (5.3 mi)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (5.7 mi)
The Corboeuf Ravines
HikeEasy1h30Rosières (9.7 mi)
Land of legends
Car itineraryEasy2h00Vorey (11.5 mi)
Lizieux Peak
HikeIntermediate1h00Mazet-Saint-Voy (13.3 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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