Lavaudieu is located 490 kms from Paris, 80 kms from Clermont-Ferrand and 10 kms east from Brioude, in the north-west of the Haute-Loire region.

If you drive from Clermont-Ferrand, take the motorway A75 in the direction of Montpellier then exit n°20 going to Le Puy-en-Velay / Vergongeon / Brioude.

Follow the direction to Brioude ( 70 kms).
At the roundabout : take the fifth exit (road N588).

1 km farther, you have a second roundabout, take the second exit (road D20) towards Fontannes (5 kms).

Drive across Fontannes and 1 km farther, take the road D203 on your right to enter Lavaudieu.

GPS : N45.262650 E3.454460



If you drive from Lyon, you have 190 kms to do to get to Lavaudieu.

Take the motorway A47 towards Saint-Etienne / Saint-Chamond.

At Saint Chamond, take the exit going to Le Puy-en-Velay (road N88).

You have 55 kms to do from LePuy-enVelay towards Brioude (road N102).

Turn right after the village of Paulhaget to get to Lavaudieu.


If all these indications seem a little bit daunting to you, don't worry! Follow the signs on the road around Brioude : the direction of Lavaudieu is very well indicated.