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Farnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Farnay in Loire

Photo is of Pelussin at 11 km from Farnay

Visit Farnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 11 km and Malleval at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Farnay, 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 Farnay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Pelussin

Pelussin

at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 22 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

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

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 28 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
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Farnay

 
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Markets in and near Farnay

  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (2km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (7km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (14km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (15km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Farnay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier (24km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (35km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (11km)
  • Perdrix Crest (12km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (38km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (30km)
  • Ecully (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (6km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (29km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Farnay is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Farnay is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Farnay

Canton: Grand-Croix

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42320

Distance to Farnay

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 640 km

from Nice: 290 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellieu, Chagnon, Chateauneuf, La Grand-Croix, La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay, Lorette, Pavezin, Rive-de-Gier, Saint-Martin-la-Plaine and Saint-Paul-en-Jarez.

This page in French: Visiter Farnay

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