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Photo is of Ambert at 30 km from Boen

Visit Boen: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Ambert

Ambert

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 30 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 36 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
 
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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 45 km (direction south-east)

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 49 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide

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Map of places to visit near Boen

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Boen, France

What to do at Boen? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Boen is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Boen is 368 kilometres from Paris).

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

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