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Photo is of Chateldon at 31 km from Cherier

Visit Cherier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 31 km and Thiers at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cherier, 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 Cherier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chateldon

Chateldon

at 31 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
 
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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 50 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 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 67 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide

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Map of places to visit near Cherier

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Markets in and near Cherier

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (27km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (27km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (27km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Cherier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cherier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (28km)
  • Lapalisse (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (53km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (34km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (39km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (44km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (44km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (44km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Cherier is in the eastern-center of France at 71 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Cherier is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cherier

Canton: Saint-Just-en-Chevalet

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42430

Distance to Cherier

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcon, Lentigny, Ouches, Saint-Alban-les-Eaux, Saint-Andre-D'Apchon and Villemontais.

This page in French: Visiter Cherier

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