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Commelle-Vernay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Commelle-Vernay in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 30 km from Commelle-Vernay

Visit Commelle-Vernay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 30 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Commelle-Vernay, 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 Commelle-Vernay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction ), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 36 km (direction ), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide


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

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide


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

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

See Courpiere guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide


at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France...

See Cluny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Commelle-Vernay


Markets in and near Commelle-Vernay

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (22km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (28km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (30km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (31km)

More information about Commelle-Vernay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Commelle-Vernay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (20km)
  • Lapalisse (43km)
  • Saint-Galmier (49km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (38km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (49km)

Geography and distances

Commelle-Vernay is in the eastern-center of France at 67 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Commelle-Vernay is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Commelle-Vernay

Canton: Perreux

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42120

Distance to Commelle-Vernay

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Commelle-Vernay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cordelle, Le Coteau, Notre-Dame-de-Boisset, Ouches, Parigny, Perreux, Riorges, Roanne, Saint-Cyr-de-Favieres, Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, Saint-Leger-sur-Roanne, Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset, Vendranges and Villerest.

This page in French: Visiter Commelle-Vernay

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