Chateauneuf tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauneuf in Loire

Photo is of Pelussin at 14 km from Chateauneuf

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Chateauneuf 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 Chateauneuf in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 14 km and Vienne (town) at 18 km.

Chateauneuf, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 18 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 29 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 29 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 29 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 31 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


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

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

See Theize guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide

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Map of places to visit near Chateauneuf


Markets in and near Chateauneuf

  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (7km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (9km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (18km)
  • Saint-Galmier (26km)
  • Trevoux (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (28km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (29km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (17km)
  • Perdrix Crest (18km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (24km)
  • Ecully (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (5km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)

Geography and distances

Chateauneuf is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf

Canton: Rive-de-Gier

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42800

Distance to Chateauneuf

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dargoire, Echalas, Farnay, Longes, Lorette, Rive-de-Gier, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Martin-la-Plaine, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Saint-Romain-en-Gier, Tartaras and Treves.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf


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