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Chalmazel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 17 km from Chalmazel

Visit Chalmazel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 17 km and Ambert at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chalmazel, 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 Chalmazel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 17 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 25 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide
 
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Billom

Billom

at 40 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the...

See Billom guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

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

See Sauxillanges guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide

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Map of places to visit near Chalmazel

 
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Markets in and near Chalmazel

  • Boen: market Thursday (13km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (14km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (19km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (20km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (29km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (29km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Chalmazel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chalmazel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (35km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)
  • Bois Noirs (25km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Chalmazel is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chalmazel is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalmazel

Canton: Saint-Georges-en-Couzan

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42920

Distance to Chalmazel

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jeansagniere, Palogneux, Saint-Just-en-Bas and Sauvain.

This page in French: Visiter Chalmazel

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