Amions tourism and travel guide

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Visit Amions: highlights and tourist information

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Amions 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 56 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Amions is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 38 km and Olliergues at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amions, 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 Amions in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Amions

Markets in and near Amions

  • Balbigny: market Monday (13km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (22km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (30km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (30km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Amions, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Amions, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amions.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (33km)
  • Saint-Galmier (39km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (43km)
  • Ambert (43km)
  • Lapalisse (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Bois Noirs (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (46km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Amions

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Amions

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bully, Dance, Pommiers, Saint-Germain-Laval, Saint-Julien-d'Oddes, Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin, Saint-Polgues, Saint-Priest-la-Roche and Souternon.

This page in French: Visiter Amions