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Chazelles-sur-Lavieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 20 km from Chazelles-sur-Lavieu

Visit Chazelles-sur-Lavieu: highlights and tourist information

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Chazelles-sur-Lavieu is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Ambert

Ambert

at 20 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
 
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Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Allegre

Allegre

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

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide

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Map of places to visit near Chazelles-sur-Lavieu

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, France

What to do at Chazelles-sur-Lavieu? 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

 
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Geography and distances

Chazelles-sur-Lavieu is 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).

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

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