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Cottance tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 25 km from Cottance

Visit Cottance: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 25 km and Bagnols at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cottance, 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 Cottance in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
 
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Anse

Anse

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

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

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

See Trevoux guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

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

See Lyon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 51 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
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cottance

 
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Markets in and near Cottance

  • Feurs: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (9km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (19km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (23km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (23km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (24km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Cottance, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cottance, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier (23km)
  • Trevoux (40km)
  • Charlieu (42km)
  • Ambert (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (42km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (42km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (35km)
  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (43km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (44km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (44km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (46km)
  • Oeillon Crest (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (35km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cottance is in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Cottance is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cottance

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42360

Distance to Cottance

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Chambost-Longessaigne, Civens, Essertines-en-Donzy, Feurs, Jas, Montchal, Neronde, Panissieres, Pouilly-les-Feurs, Rozier-en-Donzy, Sainte-Agathe-en-Donzy and Salvizinet.

This page in French: Visiter Cottance

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