Arthun tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arthun: highlights and tourist information

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Arthun 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 47 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Arthun is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 33 km and Ambert at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arthun, 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 Arthun 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 Arthun

Markets in and near Arthun

  • Boen: market Thursday (4km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (13km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (19km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (21km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (30km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (30km)

More information about Arthun, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Arthun, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (30km)
  • Ambert (34km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (36km)
  • Charlieu (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (31km)
  • Bois Noirs (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (60km)
  • Oeillon Crest (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arthun

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Arthun

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boen, Bussy-Albieux, Cezay, Leigneux, Nollieux, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Etienne-le-Molard, Saint-Sixte and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Arthun