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Cuinzier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cuinzier in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 20 km from Cuinzier

Visit Cuinzier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 20 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cuinzier, 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 Cuinzier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


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

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

See Oingt guide


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

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

See Theize guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


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

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

See Anse guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


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

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

See Cluny guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a...

See Macon guide

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Map of places to visit near Cuinzier


Markets in and near Cuinzier

  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (5km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (10km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (18km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (23km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Cuinzier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cuinzier, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (62km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (40km)

Heritage sites

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) (8km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (30km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (40km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (60km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (14km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (23km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (25km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Parc de Gerland (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (48km)
  • Ecully (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (49km)

Geography and distances

Cuinzier is in the eastern-center of France at 78 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Cuinzier is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cuinzier

Canton: Belmont-de-la-Loire

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42460

Distance to Cuinzier

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcinges, Boyer, Chandon, Coublanc, Cours-la-Ville, Ecoche, Jarnosse, La Gresle, Le Cergne, Maizilly, Mars, Saint-Denis-de-Cabanne, Sevelinges and Villers.

This page in French: Visiter Cuinzier

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