Things to see and do - Le Puy-en-Velay
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Le Puy-en-Velay’s setting is unforgettable. From a fertile plain enormous spikes of volcanic origin rise up, sometimes crowned by a chapel – Saint-Michel-d’Aiguilhe on the top of the Saint-Michel rock is delightful –, sometimes by a monumental statue. The cathédrale Notre-Dame, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is almost oriental in style and houses a black Virgin that is still venerated today. The Saturday market provides an insight into life in the old town.
Tourist attractions Le Puy-en-Velay : Things to see and do
F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
Le Puy-en-Velay makes for an extraordinary sight. The town is hemmed in by hillocks, with the Rocher Saint-Michel-d'Aiguilhe crowned by a Romanesque chapel, its Rocher Corneille, with a monumental Virgin Mary on top, and its no less strange Notre Dam..
pl. du For F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
The episcopal city is reached from the Place de Tables via rue des Tables, the latter's flights of steps lined by old houses. A majestic staircase and the multicoloured lava-stone façade of the cathedral lie ahead, opening onto a well-preserved distr..
r. des Tables F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
A Unesco World Heritage Site, this marvellous Romanesque-style building owes its originality to the influence of the East: inside, the nave is covered by a series of domes. The cathedral is an exceptional place, appearing to defy the laws of gravity ..
Hotels Le Puy-en-Velay
34 Boulevard Maréchal Fayolle F - 43000 Le Puy en Velay
Prix Prices from : 80 €
A 5-minute walk from Le Puy-en-Velay Train Station, Hôtel Restaurant Le Regina offers a restaurant, a buffet breakfast, and Wi-Fi is free of charge throughout the property. The rooms at Hôtel Restaurant Le Regina feature a flat-screen TV, electric k..
52, faubourg Saint-Jean. F - 43000 Le PUY EN VELAY
37 boulevard Marechal Fayolle F - 43000 Le Puy en Velay
Located in le Puy-en-Velay, 900 metres from Le Dyke d'Aiguilhe Standing Stone, Dyke Hotel offers a bar, a terrace and en suite rooms with a balcony and a satellite, flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi access is provided throughout the hotel. The heated room..
Restaurants Le Puy-en-Velay
69 rue Pannessac F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
This friendly and trendy restaurant has a minimalist decor, photo exhibitions and jazzy music. As well as local fare, there are specialities made using Haute-Loire beef.
34 boulevard Maréchal-Fayolle F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
7 rue Séguret F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
This contemporary bistro is nestled in the old town, at the foot of the cathedral. The young chef opts for market-based cuisine such as duck breast with mashed potatoes, tomato variations, crème brûlée etc. The terrace on the patio turns out to be an..
12 rue Chenebouterie F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
This setting of a converted 16C chapel proves unusual and charming with its wood panelling, intersecting ogives and frescoes. The food remains true to tradition, and this place is all the better for it: lentils, Velay veal, Auvergne cured ham, cheese..
18 rue Grangevieille F - 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
In a quiet little street, this restaurant housed in a small rustic building serves exceptionally fresh dishes. The young owners prepare traditional food using rigorously selected ingredients, and all at reasonable prices.