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Cuzieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cuzieu in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 22 km from Cuzieu

Visit Cuzieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 22 km and Eveux at 36 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cuzieu, 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 Cuzieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


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

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

See Eveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 49 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cuzieu


Markets in and near Cuzieu

  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (4km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (5km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (15km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (15km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)

Hotels near Cuzieu

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Tourist attractions near Cuzieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (5km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (16km)
  • Ambert (41km)
  • Trevoux (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (35km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (34km)
  • Perdrix Crest (35km)
  • Oeillon Crest (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (26km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (31km)

Geography and distances

Cuzieu is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Cuzieu is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cuzieu

Canton: Saint-Galmier

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42330

Distance to Cuzieu

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 319 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellegarde-en-Forez, Boisset-les-Montrond, Chamboeuf, Craintilleux, Marclopt, Montrond-les-Bains, Rivas, Saint-Andre-le-Puy, Saint-Galmier, Unias, Veauche and Veauchette.

This page in French: Visiter Cuzieu

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