Where to stay around Haute-Loire?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 248 holiday lettings near Haute-Loire. From 88 houses to 72 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Haute-Loire is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Haute-Loire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Haute-Loire. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Le Puy Cathedral: 163 holiday homes
  • Saint-Hilaire: 48 holiday homes
  • Beaune-sur-Arzon: 34 holiday homes
  • Brioude: 60 holiday homes
  • Le Puy: 68 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Haute-Loire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Haute-Loire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Haute-Loire with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Saint-Hilaire: 48 holiday lettings
  • Beaune-sur-Arzon: 34 holiday lettings
  • Brioude: 60 holiday lettings
  • Le Puy: 68 holiday lettings
  • La Chomette: 48 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Haute-Loire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Haute-Loire. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Le Puy Cathedral: 163 holiday rentals
  • Bouchet Lake: 140 holiday rentals
  • Le Puy-en-Velay Lavoute-sur-Loire Station: 148 holiday rentals
  • Le Puy en Velay Station: 164 holiday rentals
  • Rocher Corneille: 163 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Haute-Loire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Haute-Loire, France your home away from home

Take a trip to a quiet place in the south central part of France for a relaxing but thoroughly enjoyable break by staying in Haute-Loire. This is a wonderfully scenic part of the country named after the Loire River. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, gites, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Haute-Loire, France

This is a very attractive region and ideal for hiking, cycling and horse riding with great gorges, mountains and countryside to explore. Holidaymakers can indulge in a few watersports in the region with canoeing, rafting and kayaking available on the Loire and Allier Rivers. Fly fishing is also popular on the rivers here. Golfers will not be disappointed as there are a few 18-hole courses in this part of the French countryside as well as tennis courts. The winter offers plenty of activities too with skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing and sledding popular in the region. Visitors keen to take to the air and enjoy the magnificent views can try hot air ballooning, paragliding and hang-gliding. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from local markets and stores. There are a few shops in the area to purchase souvenirs, arts and crafts. Bars, cafes and restaurants can be found in the Haute-Loire area, where visitors will get mainly local cuisine. Local specialities include lentils, beef, mushrooms and cheeses.

Places to visit on holiday to Haute-Loire, France

With such a rich history Haute-Loire has many interesting sites and ancient buildings including stately homes and mansions. Visitors will also find many churches and other religious sites such as Cloitre de la Cathedrale. A number of museums can be visited in this part of France such as the Musee Vivant du Cheval de Trait in Pradelles and Musee Crozatier in Le Pay-en-Velay. Another thing to visit of historic interest is the Vivarais Railway, which is run by volunteers and stops at interesting villages in the region. There are many beautiful parks and natural features in Haute-Loire including La Baume Waterfall made even more picturesque by the forest surrounding it. Slightly further afield to the north is the city of St Etienne, which has more museums and historic buildings.

Weather in Haute-Loire, France

The weather between June and September is generally warm with the average high in July around 27 degrees centigrade. There is an average of nine hours of sunshine per day in July. December and January are the coldest months with an average high of just six degrees centigrade. The wettest month of the year is May with an average of 11 rainy days.

Travel to Haute-Loire, France

Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport (LYS) is less than a two hour drive from Haute-Loire and has flights to and from various cities across Europe including Amsterdam, Dublin, Gothenburg, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris and Zurich amongst others. Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National/Citer and Sixt are car rental firms located at the airport.

Activities and attractions in and around Haute-Loire

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Haute-Loire a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf du Chambon sur Lignon (26 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Reserve de Bisons d'Europe (27.6 mi / 44.5 km)

Exploring the natural features in Haute-Loire

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Haute-Loire is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bouchet Lake (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Garden of the Earth (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Mount Mouchet (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Mont Mezenc (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Lac d'Issarlès (25.1 mi / 40.3 km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (28.2 mi / 45.3 km)