Cellieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 15 km from Cellieu

Visit Cellieu: highlights and tourist information

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Cellieu 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 Cellieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 15 km and Pelussin at 16 km.

Cellieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 26 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

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

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide

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Map of places to visit near Cellieu


Markets in and near Cellieu

  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (3km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (15km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (18km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Cellieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (14km)
  • Saint-Galmier (19km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (35km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (15km)
  • Perdrix Crest (16km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (38km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (33km)
  • Ecully (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (5km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (26km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (38km)

Geography and distances

Cellieu is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Cellieu is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cellieu

Canton: Grand-Croix

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42320

Distance to Cellieu

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chagnon, Farnay, Genilac, La Grand-Croix, Lorette, Marcenod, Rive-de-Gier, Saint-Chamond, Saint-Christo-en-Jarez, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Martin-la-Plaine, Saint-Paul-en-Jarez, Saint-Romain-en-Jarez and Valfleury.

This page in French: Visiter Cellieu


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