Fourneaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fourneaux: highlights and tourist information

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Fourneaux 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 57 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Fourneaux is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 24 km and Bagnols at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourneaux, 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 Fourneaux 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 Fourneaux

Markets in and near Fourneaux

  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (15km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (29km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Fourneaux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (48km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (26km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (39km)
  • Trevoux (39km)
  • Ambert (59km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (26km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (45km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (48km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (44km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (46km)
  • Parc de Gerland (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (43km)
  • Macon (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (33km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourneaux

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42470

Distance to Fourneaux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 343 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amplepuis, Chirassimont, Croizet-sur-Gand, Lay, Machezal, Saint-Cyr-de-Valorges, Saint-Just-la-Pendue and Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay.

This page in French: Visiter Fourneaux