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Caloire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Caloire: highlights and tourist information

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Caloire 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 12 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Caloire is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 12 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caloire, 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 Caloire 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 Caloire


Markets in and near Caloire

  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (5km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (11km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (12km)

More information about Caloire, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Caloire, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (56km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (26km)
  • Oeillon Crest (29km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (30km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Caloire

Canton: Firminy

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42240

Distance to Caloire

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 640 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 441 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurec-sur-Loire, Chambles, Firminy, Fraisses, Saint-Maurice-en-Gourgois, Saint-Paul-en-Cornillon and Unieux.

This page in French: Visiter Caloire

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