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Coutouvre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coutouvre in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 23 km from Coutouvre

Visit Coutouvre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 23 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coutouvre, 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 Coutouvre in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Oingt

Oingt

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

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
 
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Bagnols

Bagnols

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 41 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide

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Map of places to visit near Coutouvre

 
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Markets in and near Coutouvre

  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (9km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (17km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (26km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (28km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Coutouvre, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Coutouvre, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (10km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (30km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (39km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (47km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (49km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (21km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (28km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (30km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coutouvre is in the eastern-center of France at 72 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Coutouvre is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coutouvre

Canton: Perreux

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42460

Distance to Coutouvre

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 386 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boyer, Combre, Jarnosse, La Gresle, Montagny, Nandax, Saint-Hilaire-sous-Charlieu and Villers.

This page in French: Visiter Coutouvre

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