from multiple influences (Byzantine, Romanesque, Moorish, Southern, etc.), the monuments of the Haute-Loire are unmissable in the department and bear witness to its rich architectural heritage. These buildings, built over time, have adapted their configurations to the various terrains that hosted them and have gone through centuries of turbulent history.
The top monuments to visit in Haute-Loire
3 Stars in the Michelin Guide
The famous Michelin green guide, keen on heritage, scours the territory in search of nuggets 3 stars. The nominees are:
Witnesses of the past for a trip
Whether at the top of a Volcanic dyke at Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe chapel, in the old town of Le Puy in the heart of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Le Puy which seems suspended above the void, at the top of the keep of the Fortress of Polignac, in the beautiful Brioude basilica or on the tour of theAbbey of La Chaise-Dieu… In Haute-Loire, we travel from treasure to treasure throughout history, through a built heritage that transports us between spirituality and traditions.