Chirassimont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oingt at 24 km from Chirassimont

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Chirassimont 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 Chirassimont in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 24 km and Bagnols at 25 km.

Chirassimont, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
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at 34 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide

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Markets in and near Chirassimont

  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (13km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (27km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Chirassimont, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (54km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (29km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (34km)
  • Saint-Galmier (36km)
  • Trevoux (38km)
  • Ambert (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (29km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (46km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (36km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (44km)
  • Parc de Gerland (47km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (54km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (41km)
  • Macon (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (47km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (47km)

Geography and distances

Chirassimont is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chirassimont is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chirassimont

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42114

Distance to Chirassimont

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 340 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amplepuis, Croizet-sur-Gand, Fourneaux, Lay, Machezal, Saint-Cyr-de-Valorges, Saint-Just-la-Pendue, Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay and Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand.

This page in French: Visiter Chirassimont


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