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Civens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Civens: highlights and tourist information

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Civens is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Civens is 371 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Civens

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)

More information about Civens, Rhone-Alpes

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 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)

Geography and distances

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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