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Civens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 29 km from Civens

Visit Civens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 29 km and Bagnols at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Civens, 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 Civens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Eveux

Eveux

at 29 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
 
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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Anse

Anse

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

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

See Olliergues guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Civens

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Markets in and near Civens

  • Feurs: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (7km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (19km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (22km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (24km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Civens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (21km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (23km)
  • Charlieu (43km)
  • Trevoux (44km)
  • Ambert (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (48km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Perdrix Crest (51km)
  • Oeillon Crest (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (27km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Civens is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Civens is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Civens

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42110

Distance to Civens

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balbigny, Cleppe, Cottance, Epercieux-Saint-Paul, Feurs, Jas, Montchal, Pouilly-les-Feurs, Rozier-en-Donzy, Salt-en-Donzy and Salvizinet.

This page in French: Visiter Civens

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