Belleroche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Belleroche in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 27 km from Belleroche

Visit Belleroche: highlights and tourist information

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Belleroche is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Belleroche in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 27 km and Belleville at 27 km.

Belleroche, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites of interest...

See Belleville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages in the...

See Oingt guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the village that...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine...

See Theize guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

See Bagnols guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory of Anzy-le-Duc...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at its importance...

See Anse guide


at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny also has...

See Cluny guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

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at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make the Basilica...

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at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed by Le...

See Eveux guide

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Markets in and near Belleroche

  • Chauffailles: market Friday (7km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (10km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (14km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (29km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Belleroche, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Belleroche, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (18km)
  • Trevoux (38km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (18km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (31km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (32km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (38km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (52km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (8km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (24km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (27km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (27km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (45km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (28km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (56km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (57km)
  • Seille (Saône) (57km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (35km)
  • Vonnas (45km)
  • Ecully (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (55km)

Geography and distances

Belleroche is in the eastern-center of France at 81 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Belleroche is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Belleroche

Canton: Belmont-de-la-Loire

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42670

Distance to Belleroche

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 368 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azolette, Belmont-de-la-Loire, Chauffailles, Poule-les-Echarmeaux, Propieres, Ranchal, Saint-Germain-la-Montagne and Thel.

This page in French: Visiter Belleroche