Boisset-Saint-Priest tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boisset-Saint-Priest in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 24 km from Boisset-Saint-Priest

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Boisset-Saint-Priest 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 Boisset-Saint-Priest in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 24 km and Ambert at 29 km.

Boisset-Saint-Priest, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

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Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east)

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

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at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

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at 46 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

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at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the views after...

See Allegre guide


at 51 km (direction east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

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at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Markets in and near Boisset-Saint-Priest

  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (11km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Boisset-Saint-Priest, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (19km)
  • Ambert (29km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)
  • Bois Noirs (37km)
  • Perdrix Crest (39km)
  • Oeillon Crest (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)

Geography and distances

Boisset-Saint-Priest is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Boisset-Saint-Priest is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boisset-Saint-Priest

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42560

Distance to Boisset-Saint-Priest

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 321 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Boisset-Saint-Priest from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenereilles, Lavieu, Margerie-Chantagret, Marols, Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux, Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez, Saint-Romain-le-Puy and Soleymieux.

This page in French: Visiter Boisset-Saint-Priest