Chazelles-sur-Lavieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chazelles-sur-Lavieu: highlights and tourist information

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Chazelles-sur-Lavieu 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 32 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chazelles-sur-Lavieu is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 20 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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Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, 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 Chazelles-sur-Lavieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Chazelles-sur-Lavieu

Markets in and near Chazelles-sur-Lavieu

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (14km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (22km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (20km)
  • Saint-Galmier (25km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (17km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (12km)
  • Bois Noirs (29km)
  • Perdrix Crest (48km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chazelles-sur-Lavieu

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42560

Distance to Chazelles-sur-Lavieu

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chazelles-sur-Lavieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bard, Ecotay-l'Olme, Gumieres, Lavieu, Lezigneux, Margerie-Chantagret, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux, Soleymieux and Verrieres-en-Forez.

This page in French: Visiter Chazelles-sur-Lavieu