Saint-Germain-Laval travel guide
Visit Saint-Germain-Laval: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Livradois-Forez Regional Park at 35 km from Saint-Germain-Laval
Location: Saint-Germain-Laval is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 53 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Germain-Laval is 359 km from Paris and 591 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Saint-Germain-Laval: these include Livradois-Forez Regional Park at 35 km and Thiers at 36 km. Saint-Galmier is a listed recommended detour at 36 km and Saint-Galmier is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 36 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 Saint-Germain-Laval, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saint-Germain-Laval
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Saint-Germain-Laval.
Note that all distances from Saint-Germain-Laval shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Saint-Germain-Laval holidays and travel
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Markets near Saint-Germain-Laval
- Boen: market every Thursday (10km)
- Balbigny: market every Monday (13km)
- Feurs: market every Tuesday (19km)
- Noiretable: market every Saturday (19km)
- Le Coteau: market every Wednesday (22km)
- Roanne: market every Sunday & Friday (24km)
- Montbrison: market every Saturday (25km)
- Montrond-les-Bains: market every Thursday (27km)
- Amplepuis: market every Tuesday (29km)
- Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market every Sunday (33km)
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 Saint-Germain-Laval and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Saint-Germain-Laval map below.
National Monument Aulteribe Chateau (40km)
Recommended Detour Saint-Galmier (36km); Ambert (38km); Charlieu (39km); Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (41km)
Regional Natural Parc Livradois-Forez (44km)
Religious Monument Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (37km); Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (38km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Thiers (36km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Col des Pradeaux (36km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (36km)
Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-Laval & Location Information
Distance to Saint-Germain-Laval
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 53 km
from Paris: 359 km
from Calais: 591 km
from Nice: 349 km
from Bordeaux: 375 km
from Strasbourg: 416 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Germain-Laval): Ailleux, Amions, Bussy-Albieux, Cezay, Grezolles, Lure, Nollieux, Pommiers, Saint-Julien-d'Oddes, Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin and Souternon.
For driving distances to Saint-Germain-Laval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Saint-Germain-Laval