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Ambierle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ambierle: highlights and tourist information

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Ambierle is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 84 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Ambierle is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 23 km and Lapalisse at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ambierle, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ambierle in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire

Map of places to visit near Ambierle


Markets in and near Ambierle

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (18km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (22km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (26km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (33km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (33km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Ambierle, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ambierle, France

What to do at Ambierle? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ambierle.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (18km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (27km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (34km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ambierle

Canton: Saint-Haon-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42820

Distance to Ambierle

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ambierle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Changy, Renaison, Saint-Bonnet-Des-Quarts, Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse, Saint-Haon-le-Chatel, Saint-Haon-le-Vieux and Saint-Rirand.

This page in French: Visiter Ambierle

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