Merle-Leignec travel guide
Visit Merle-Leignec: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in La Chaise-Dieu at 27 km from Merle-Leignec
Location: Merle-Leignec is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 29 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Merle-Leignec is 405 km from Paris and 638 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Merle-Leignec: these include La Chaise-Dieu at 27 km and Ambert at 28 km. Jardin de l’écomusée is a listed remarkable garden at 7 km and Col des Pradeaux is a listed site of natural beauty at 20 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 Merle-Leignec, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Merle-Leignec
La Chaise-Dieu 27km
Le Puy-en-Velay 41km
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Merle-Leignec.
Note that all distances from Merle-Leignec shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Merle-Leignec holidays and travel
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Markets near Merle-Leignec
- Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market every Friday (4km)
- Usson-en-Forez: market every Sunday (7km)
- Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market every Wednesday (7km)
- Bas-en-Basset: market every Wednesday (12km)
- Aurec-sur-Loire: market every Wednesday & Friday (15km)
- Craponne-sur-Arzon: market every Saturday & (16km)
- Monistrol-sur-Loire: market every Friday (16km)
- Unieux: market every Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
- Pont-Salomon: market every Wednesday (18km)
- Sury-le-Comtal: market every Wednesday (20km)
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 Merle-Leignec and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Merle-Leignec map below.
Regional Natural Parc Livradois-Forez (37km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (31km); Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (40km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin de l’écomusée (7km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Le Puy-en-Velay (41km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Col des Pradeaux (20km)
Town Of Art And History Saint-Etienne (29km); Le Puy-en-Velay (41km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (31km)
Map of places to visit near Merle-Leignec & Location Information
Distance to Merle-Leignec
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 29 km
from Paris: 405 km
from Calais: 638 km
from Nice: 318 km
from Bordeaux: 366 km
from Strasbourg: 453 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Merle-Leignec): Apinac, Estivareilles, La Tourette, Rozier-Cotes-d'Aurec, Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau, Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas and Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon.
For driving distances to Merle-Leignec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Merle-Leignec