There are many reasons to choose Le Puy-en-Velay for your next breakaway. A holiday rental home in Le Puy-en-Velay will put you close to all of the most popular activities and attractions. You will feel right at home in your well-appointed rental.
There are many lovely hiking spots in and near Le Puy-en-Velay. Some of the trails are short and easy whilst others are more challenging. You will also find that historic walking tours are available. These tours last between two and three hours, depending on which itinerary you select. During the walking tour you will see some of the most important sites in the region and will be able to ask questions of your knowledgeable guide. The food in Le Puy-en-Velay is fabulous. Be sure to dine in different types of establishments in order to get a well-rounded view of the local cuisine. Make a stop to a nearby winery to participate in a wine tasting and learn a bit about locally made wines.
Historic buildings and interesting museums are some of the attractions that you will find whilst on holiday to Le Puy-en-Velay. The Cathedral Notre Dame is a small building, but it is a wonderful example of Romanesque architecture. Other nearby buildings include Cloitre de la Cathedral du Puy-en-Velay, built in the 12th century and the Pannessac Tower which was constructed in the 14th century. The Crozatier Museum features beautiful examples of lace and pottery, some of which date back to the 16th century. You will also see locally discovered artefacts and much more.
For the most part the winters in Le Puy-en-Velay are mild and the summers are pleasant, but not too hot. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -2° and 1° C and the highs are between 5° and 8° C. During the spring the average lows are between 2° and 6° C and the highs are between 12° and 18° C. During the summer the average lows are between 9° and 11° C and the highs are between 22° and 24° C. There is between 3 and 8 cm of rain per month. Most occurs in the month of September.
The closest airport to Le Puy-en-Velay is Luy Puy-en-Velay Loudes Airport (LPY). This airport is located right in town. You will likely have to fly first into a larger airport such as Boutheon Airport (EBU), which is about 70 km from Le Puy-en-Velay. You will need a car for use during your stay.