Le Puy-en-Velay, lost right in the middle of Haute-Loire
We will prove you not! To come in Haute-Loire and Le Puy-en-Velay, for your hiking trips, the county welcomes you and facilitates your stay with some offers adapted to the walkers. Here come some pieces of advice to reach the Haute-Loire.
Come in Haute-Loire…by the road
To get to Haute-Loire by the main highways, numerous options present themselves to you:
- Either by Clermont-Ferrand by the highway A75 to Arvant, then by the national road RN 102 to Le Puy-en-Velay (journey of around 1h30 from Clermont-Ferrand),
- Or from Lyon by going by Saint-Etienne by the RN 88 (around 1h30 by Lyon).
The bus station of Le Puy-en-Velay, situated square Maréchal Leclerc, plan the departures and arrivals of the buses. However, no public reception or public information is provided on site. The timetables of the regional lines are available for consultation on the website of the County of Haute-Loire or by phone + 33 (0)4 71 04 42 36.
Park your car in Le Puy-en-Velay
Once in Le Puy-en-Velay, for your hiking trips, the town puts two parking lots at your disposal, with special prices for the long stays:
- Underground parking lot of Le Breuil (right in the town center)
The parking lot of Le Breuil is open every day, except on Sunday and bank holidays, from 7 am to 11 pm. Besides being watched and covered, the underground parking lot of Le Breuil offers an attractive price for the walkers. To take advantage of it you just have to, as soon as you arrive, go to the reception office. 2016 prices: 7 days: 22€ – 14 days: 44€ – 1 month: 48€.
Obligatory booking. For further information, please directly contact the reception office of the parking lot: + 33 (0)4 71 02 03 54 (open from Monday do Saturday, from 7:30 am to 8 pm).
- Outside parking lot of Bertrand de Doué
Located near the SNCF train station, the parking lot Bertrand de Doué is situated 10 minutes away by foot from the town center of Le Puy-en-Velay. It is not covered and not watched and you can park here for your stays at the following prices: 2016 prices: 1 week: 10€ – 1 month: 27€.
The booking can be made by email: or by phone + 33 (0)4 71 02 60 11.
If you travel by train, it’s possible to reach the train station of Le Puy-en-Velay from Lyon, Saint-Etienne or Clermont-Ferrand, with a TGV (high-speed train) connection in Saint-Etienne.
For any further information:
- By phone: 3635 or + 33 (0)8 92 35 35 35
- By Internet on sncf.com, voyages-sncf.com or www.auvergne-mobilite.fr
- TER details : + 33(0)9 69 36 39 68
It is also possible to come in Le Puy-en-velay while travelling by plane thanks to the airdrom of Loudes. Situated at only 20 minutes away from the town center of Le Puy-en-Velay, it provides a daily connection (except on the week-ends) with the airport Paris Orly Sud (connection with the inside or international lines).
For more information, you can go the website site www.hexair.com or directly call the company Hex’air: + 33 (0)4 71 08 62 28.