"A UNIQUE HISTORICAL PLACE" Top 5 Page for this destination Le Puy-en-Velay by ViajesdelMundo
Le Puy-en-Velay Travel Guide: 61 reviews and 265 photos
WHEN RESEARCHING OUR TRIP TO DRIVE THROUGH SOME OF THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE, I HAD NO IDEA WHERE TO VISIT, OTHER THAN MY FAVORITE WINE REGIONS. Fortunately for us, VTer 'KAKAPO2' suggested some special places, and we followed up on them!
This was our first view driving into Le-Puy!! Very exciting, especially as there are other spectacular vistas similar to this one--can you believe?
This is the Chateau/Fortress de POLIGNAC; an 'impregnable medieval castle with a unique defensive system built on volcanic rock'. We did not have time to climb and view this area, being a few miles from the city. We spent most of our time at the main attraction of the Cathedral of Notre-dame (see tip).
- Pros:NOT A TOURISTY DESTINATION
- In a nutshell:VERY SPECIAL PLACE OF PILGRIMAGE
Another worthwhile climb in Le-Puy! In one of the photos, part way up, in the distance see the Statue of Notre-Dame de... more travel advice
If you need more excersize, you are allowed to actually climb up into the Statue, which has several viewpoints along the... more travel advice
ViajesdelMundo's Related Pages
Le Puy-en-Velay Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "A bit of Orient. . . ."
- "Le Puy-en-Velay … or just Le Puy to most!"
- "RELIGION ABOUNDS IN LE-PUY-EN-VELAY"
- "A UNIQUE HISTORICAL PLACE"
- "UNESCO World Heritage Site in Le-Puy-en-Velay"
- "A mad train trip"
- "Le Puy en Velay"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Le Puy-en-Velay
- Hotels in Le Puy-en-Velay
- Restaurants in Le Puy-en-Velay
- Shopping in Le Puy-en-Velay
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Le Puy-en-Velay
- 8 Reviews
- 49 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 12 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (41)
Have you been to Le Puy-en-Velay?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Le Puy-en-Velay
- Posted in Travel Tecate Forum "Re: Policia shake down"
- Commented on one of ViajesdelMundo's Le Puy-en-Velay travel pages
- Uploaded a Photo to "More Photos of SAINT-MICHEL d'AIGUILHE"
- updated a Le Puy-en-Velay Travelogue "More Photos of SAINT-MICHEL d'AIGUILHE"
- Wrote a Review SAINT-MICHEL d'AIGUILHE in Le Puy-en-Velay Things to Do
Photos in Le Puy-en-VelaySee All Photos (49)
Top 10 Pages
- Los Barriles Intro, 38 reviews, 105 photos, 1 travelogue
- Top 5 Page for this destination Le Puy-en-Velay Intro, 8 reviews, 49 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Estado de Oaxaca Intro, 10 reviews, 43 photos, 1 travelogue
- Fos Intro, 4 reviews, 48 photos, 4 travelogues
- Budapest Intro, 10 reviews, 32 photos
- Cornwall Intro, 4 reviews, 35 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination La Paz Intro, 8 reviews, 28 photos, 1 travelogue
- Boston Intro, 7 reviews, 28 photos
- Amman Intro, 4 reviews, 31 photos, 2 travelogues
- Beaune Intro, 3 reviews, 32 photos, 2 travelogues