Sorbiers travel guide
Visit Sorbiers: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Saint-Etienne at 8 km from Sorbiers
Location: Sorbiers is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 8 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Sorbiers is 406 km from Paris and 637 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Sorbiers: these include Saint-Etienne at 8 km and Pelussin at 20 km. Saint-Etienne is a listed town of art and history at 6 km and Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine is a listed zoo or wildlife park at 12 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 Sorbiers, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sorbiers
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Sorbiers.
Note that all distances from Sorbiers shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Sorbiers holidays and travel
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Markets near Sorbiers
- La Talaudiere: market every Tuesday & Saturday (2km)
- Saint-Chamond: market every Tuesday & Thursday (5km)
- Saint-Etienne: market every Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (6km)
- La Grand-Croix: market every Monday (9km)
- Roche-la-Moliere: market every Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
- Rive-de-Gier: market every Tuesday & Friday (12km)
- Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market every Monday & Friday (14km)
- Saint-Galmier: market every Monday (15km)
- Veauche: market every Wednesday (15km)
- Andrezieux-Boutheon: market every Tuesday (15km)
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 Sorbiers and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Sorbiers map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Lyon (39km)
Heritage Site Historic Lyon (43km)
Recommended Detour Saint-Galmier (15km); Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (16km)
Regional Natural Parc Pilat (15km)
Religious Monument Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km); Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (43km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin de l’écomusée (41km); Parc de Gerland (43km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (45km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Lyon (43km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Perdrix Crest (15km); Oeillon Crest (17km)
Town Of Art And History Saint-Etienne (6km); Vienne (34km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (15km); Ecully (41km); Chaponnay (41km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (12km); Parc animalier de Courzieu (31km); Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (45km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (45km)
Map of places to visit near Sorbiers & Location Information
Distance to Sorbiers
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 8 km
from Paris: 406 km
from Calais: 637 km
from Nice: 299 km
from Bordeaux: 401 km
from Strasbourg: 425 km
* distances are direct not by road!
For driving distances to Sorbiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sorbiers