Le Puy-en-Velay
in Haute-Loire of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
45.044 and 3.885 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 45° 2' 37" and E 3° 53' 6"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:28 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 9:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for France in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2024-07-13 08:19:15

Delve into Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay in Haute-Loire (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) with it's 22,718 habitants is located in France about 273 mi (or 439 km) south of Paris, the country's capital town.

Current time in Le Puy-en-Velay is now 07:28 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports close to Le Puy-en-Velay, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Le Puy-Loudes Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche in a distance of 52 mi (or 84 km), South-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Yssingeaux, Cerzat, Le Chambon, Ambert and Brioude. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 73% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Monday, 15th of July 2024

30°C (86 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

25°C (77 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

30°C (86 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

ibis Styles Le Puy-en-Velay

0,2 mi
47, bd du Maréchal Fayolle

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,3 mi
7 et 9 Avenue Foch
43000 Puy-en-Velay (Le)

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed

ibis Le Puy-en-Velay Centre

0,4 mi
1, avenue d'Aiguilhe

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Appart'Hotel des Capucins Residence de Tourisme

0,3 mi
Rue des Capucins 29
43000 Le Puy en Velay

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: 7:30 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: 7:30 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 15:00)

Hôtel Chris'tel

0,5 mi
15 Boulevard Alexandre Clair
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay

Time Information

Checkout: 11:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Deltour Hôtel Le Puy en Velay

1,3 mi
4, rue de Genebret
43700 Le Puy en Velay

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Le Moulin de Barette

3,7 mi
9 rue de Barette
43700 Blavozy

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,3 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: 11:00 - 23:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Le Puy en Velay, France

Published: June 08, 2012
Length: 14:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Massimo Carbone

Our Lady of Le Puy The Christianization legends of Mons Anicius relate that at the request of Bishop Martial of Limoges, Bishop Evodius/Vosy caused an altar to the Virgin Mary to be erected...

Favourite Camino: Le Puy en Velay | CaminoWays.com

Published: July 25, 2014
Length: 34:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Camino Ways

CaminoWays.com staff members get asked quite regularly about their favourite Camino de Santiago spots or places along the way. With this in mind, we are starting a new series of blog posts...

Trains miniatures: Le Puy-en-Velay - exposition juin 2013

Published: July 21, 2013
Length: 13:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Hubertrain

Le Puy-en-Velay : le premier salon du modélisme a eu lieu les 22 et 23 juin 2013 au Palais des sports. Une manifestation de qualité qui présentait des réseaux ferroviaires d'amateurs et...

Le Puy en velay sous la pluie à la St Michel

Published: October 05, 2012
Length: 16:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Robert Picard

Gilou joue de la Cornemuse du haut de Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe, au Puy en Velay le 29 septembre jour de la Saint-Michel, patron des parachutistes. La Drop Zone locale n'ayant pas d'avion vue...

Regards croisés sur le passé du Puy en Velay

Published: June 20, 2013
Length: 04:19 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Archeograv

Dans le cadre du BTS audiovisuel au Greta du Velay, un regard croisé sur le passé de la ville du Puy-en-velay : de l'étude à sa valorisation publique. Intervenants : Mélinda Bizri et Elodie...

Recherche de fuite Le Puy En Velay (43)

Published: March 28, 2014
Length: 29:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 7id Auvergne

EXPERTS EN RECHERCHE DE FUITE D'EAU A LE PUY EN VELAY A 7id Haute-Loire (43) Tel : 09 66 83 45 55 http://www.recherche-fuite-le-puy.fr/ ‎ GROUPE 7ID est en 2014 le N° 1 des prestataires.

Club des Modélistes Ferroviaires du Roannais (CMFR) - LE PUY-en-Velay 2013

Published: September 26, 2013
Length: 43:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CMFR

Le 22 et 23 Juin 2013, le CMFR est invité au premier show de modélisme, dans la ville du Puy-en-Velay (département de la Haute-Loire 43). Bateaux, avions, hélicoptères, voitures, camions,...

Cathédrale du Puy en Velay

Published: March 17, 2013
Length: 25:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: François Manissolle

Drone : des images exceptionnelles de la cathédrale du Puy

Published: June 05, 2014
Length: 42:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: journalleveil

L'Eveil de la Haute-Loire vous propose des images aériennes exceptionnelles de la cathédrale du Puy en Velay filmées avec un drone.

Dentellière du Puy-en-Velay au travail

Published: May 22, 2013
Length: 39:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Chatry

La dentelle du Puy-en-Velay est célèbre, à juste titre, dans le monde entier. Le métier exige patience, vitesse et dextérité. A noter le travail sans modèle.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe

Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe is a chapel in Aiguilhe, near Le Puy-en-Velay, France, built in 962 on a volcanic formation 85 metres high. The chapel is reached by 268 steps carved into the rock. It was built to celebrate the return from the pilgrimage of Saint James. In 1429, the mother of Joan of Arc, Isabelle Romée, was said to have come to the site to pray.

Located at 45.05, 3.8825 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chapels in France, Churches in Haute-Loire

Le Puy Cathedral

Le Puy Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Puy) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, in Le Puy-en-Velay, Auvergne. It has been a centre of pilgrimage in its own right since before the time of Charlemagne, as well as forming part of the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Since 1998 it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the "Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France". It is the seat of the Bishop of Le Puy.

Located at 45.0456, 3.88472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in France, Churches in Haute-Loire, World Heritage Sites in France, Basilica churches in France

Musée Crozatier

The Musée Crozatier is a museum in Le Puy-en-Velay in the French Auvergne. Inaugurated in 1868, its collection comprises art and archaeological artifacts from Velay and the Haute-Loire region.

Located at 45.0386, 3.88306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Haute-Loire, Museums established in 1868, Local museums in France, 1868 establishments in France

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capture of the webcam Aiguilhe: Le Puy en Velay

Aiguilhe: Le Puy en Velay, Aiguilhe (source)

capture of the webcam Le Puy-en-Velay › South-East: Cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Puy − Le Puy − Le Puy en Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay › South-East: Cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Puy − Le Puy − Le Puy en Velay, Le Puy-en-Velay (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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