Champdieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champdieu: highlights and tourist information

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Champdieu 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 36 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Champdieu is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 26 km and Olliergues at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champdieu, 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 Champdieu 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 Champdieu

Markets in and near Champdieu

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (5km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (11km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (14km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Champdieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Champdieu, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Champdieu.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (22km)
  • Ambert (26km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (21km)
  • Bois Noirs (34km)
  • Perdrix Crest (50km)
  • Oeillon Crest (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (43km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champdieu

Canton: Montbrison

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42600

Distance to Champdieu

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 334 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalain-d'Uzore, Chatelneuf, Essertines-en-Chatelneuf, Marcilly-le-Chatel, Montbrison, Pralong, Saint-Paul-d'Uzore and Savigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Champdieu