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Doizieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pelussin at 8 km from Doizieux

Visit Doizieux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 8 km and Malleval at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Doizieux, 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 Doizieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Pelussin

Pelussin

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

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

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

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

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

at 48 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Doizieux

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Markets in and near Doizieux

  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (9km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (11km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Doizieux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (38km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (25km)
  • Saint-Galmier (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (4km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (4km)
  • Perdrix Crest (5km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (45km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (35km)
  • Ecully (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (14km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (36km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Doizieux is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Doizieux is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Doizieux

Canton: Grand-Croix

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42740

Distance to Doizieux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 286 km

from Bordeaux: 410 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay, La Valla-en-Gier, Saint-Chamond and Saint-Paul-en-Jarez.

This page in French: Visiter Doizieux

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