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Bourg-Argental tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 13 km from Bourg-Argental

Visit Bourg-Argental: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 13 km and Malleval at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourg-Argental, 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 Bourg-Argental in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
 
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Desaignes

Desaignes

at 33 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 37 km (direction east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Valence

Valence

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village,...

See Arlempdes guide

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Map of places to visit near Bourg-Argental

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Markets in and near Bourg-Argental

Market days in Bourg-Argental: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (0km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (12km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (13km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (14km)
  • Satillieu: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (17km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Bourg-Argental, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (38km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (42km)
  • Parc Jouvet (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (10km)
  • Oeillon Crest (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (48km)
  • Montelier (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bourg-Argental is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Bourg-Argental is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg-Argental

Canton: Bourg-Argental

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42220

Distance to Bourg-Argental

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 660 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bourg-Argental from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Burdignes, Colombier, Graix, La Versanne, Saint-Julien-Molin-Molette, Saint-Sauveur-en-Rue and Thelis-la-Combe.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg-Argental

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