Boen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Boen: highlights and tourist information

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Boen 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 45 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Boen is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 30 km and Olliergues at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Boen, 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 Boen 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 Boen

Markets in and near Boen

Market days in Boen: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Boen: market Thursday (0km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (16km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (16km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (21km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (30km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Boen, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Boen, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (29km)
  • Ambert (30km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (37km)
  • Perdrix Crest (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Boen

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Boen

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 343 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthun, Bussy-Albieux, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Leigneux, Marcilly-le-Chatel, Marcoux, Montverdun, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Saint-Sixte and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Boen