Essertines-en-Chatelneuf tourism and travel guide

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Visit Essertines-en-Chatelneuf: highlights and tourist information

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Essertines-en-Chatelneuf is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Essertines-en-Chatelneuf is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 21 km and Olliergues at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Essertines-en-Chatelneuf, 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 Essertines-en-Chatelneuf in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Essertines-en-Chatelneuf

Markets in and near Essertines-en-Chatelneuf

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (6km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (14km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (22km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (22km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Essertines-en-Chatelneuf, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Essertines-en-Chatelneuf, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Essertines-en-Chatelneuf.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (21km)
  • Saint-Galmier (25km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (16km)
  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Perdrix Crest (52km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Essertines-en-Chatelneuf

Canton: Montbrison

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42600

Distance to Essertines-en-Chatelneuf

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Essertines-en-Chatelneuf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bard, Chalain-d'Uzore, Champdieu, Chatelneuf, Ecotay-l'Olme, Lerigneux, Lezigneux, Montbrison, Pralong, Roche, Saint-Bonnet-le-Courreau and Verrieres-en-Forez.

This page in French: Visiter Essertines-en-Chatelneuf