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Champoly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champoly in Loire

Photo is of Thiers at 22 km from Champoly

Visit Champoly: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 22 km and Olliergues at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champoly, 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 Champoly in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Thiers

Thiers

at 22 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

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

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

See Courpiere guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
 
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Ambert

Ambert

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Billom

Billom

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

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

See Billom guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 53 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
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 64 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide

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Map of places to visit near Champoly

 
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Markets in and near Champoly

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (7km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (19km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (27km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (28km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Champoly, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Champoly, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (41km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (37km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Champoly is in the eastern-center of France at 64 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Champoly is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champoly

Canton: Saint-Just-en-Chevalet

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42430

Distance to Champoly

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cervieres, Chausseterre, Jure, Les Salles, Noiretable, Saint-Julien-la-Vetre, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Saint-Marcel-d'Urfe, Saint-Priest-la-Vetre, Saint-Romain-d'Urfe and Saint-Thurin.

This page in French: Visiter Champoly

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