La Tour-en-Jarez travel guide
Visit La Tour-en-Jarez: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Saint-Etienne at 6 km from La Tour-en-Jarez
Location: La Tour-en-Jarez is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 6 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: La Tour-en-Jarez is 405 km from Paris and 636 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near La Tour-en-Jarez: these include Saint-Etienne at 6 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 22 km. Saint-Etienne is a listed town of art and history at 4 km and Saint-Galmier is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 13 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near La Tour-en-Jarez, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to La Tour-en-Jarez
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of La Tour-en-Jarez.
Note that all distances from La Tour-en-Jarez shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
La Tour-en-Jarez holidays and travel
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Markets near La Tour-en-Jarez
- Saint-Etienne: market every Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (4km)
- La Talaudiere: market every Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
- Roche-la-Moliere: market every Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
- Saint-Chamond: market every Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
- Andrezieux-Boutheon: market every Tuesday (11km)
- Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market every Monday & Friday (11km)
- Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
- Veauche: market every Wednesday (12km)
- Saint-Galmier: market every Monday (13km)
- Firminy: market every Thursday all day & Saturday (13km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Tour-en-Jarez and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the La Tour-en-Jarez map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Lyon (43km)
Heritage Site Historic Lyon (47km)
Recommended Detour Saint-Galmier (13km); Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17km)
Regional Natural Parc Pilat (19km)
Religious Monument Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km); Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (47km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin de l’écomusée (36km); Parc de Gerland (47km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (49km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Lyon (47km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Perdrix Crest (19km); Oeillon Crest (20km)
Town Of Art And History Saint-Etienne (4km); Vienne (39km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (13km); Ecully (44km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (17km); Parc animalier de Courzieu (34km); Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (49km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (49km)
Map of places to visit near La Tour-en-Jarez & Location Information
Distance to La Tour-en-Jarez
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 6 km
from Paris: 405 km
from Calais: 636 km
from Nice: 302 km
from Bordeaux: 396 km
from Strasbourg: 428 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Tour-en-Jarez): La Fouillouse, La Talaudiere, Roche-la-Moliere, Saint-Etienne, Saint-Genest-Lerpt, Saint-Heand, Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, Sorbiers and Villars.
For driving distances to La Tour-en-Jarez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez La Tour-en-Jarez