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Chenereilles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chenereilles in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 25 km from Chenereilles

Visit Chenereilles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 25 km and Ambert at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chenereilles, 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 Chenereilles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 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
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide


at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide


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

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire

Map of places to visit near Chenereilles


Markets in and near Chenereilles

  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (7km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (14km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (15km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (18km)

More information about Chenereilles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chenereilles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (22km)
  • Ambert (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (19km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (40km)
  • Oeillon Crest (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (40km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (50km)

Geography and distances

Chenereilles is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chenereilles is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chenereilles

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42560

Distance to Chenereilles

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 321 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 443 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset-Saint-Priest, Luriecq, Margerie-Chantagret, Marols, Perigneux, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux and Soleymieux.

This page in French: Visiter Chenereilles

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