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Visit Fraisses: highlights and tourist information

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Fraisses 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 11 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Fraisses is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 11 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fraisses, 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 Fraisses in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fraisses


Markets in and near Fraisses

  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (1km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (1km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (7km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (12km)

More information about Fraisses, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Fraisses, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (57km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (59km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)
  • Parc de Gerland (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (24km)
  • Oeillon Crest (27km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (30km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fraisses

Canton: Firminy

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42490

Distance to Fraisses

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 443 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurec-sur-Loire, Caloire, Chambles, Firminy, La Chapelle-d'Aurec, Le Chambon-Feugerolles, Pont-Salomon, Roche-la-Moliere, Saint-Ferreol-d'Auroure, Saint-Just-Malmont, Saint-Paul-en-Cornillon and Unieux.

This page in French: Visiter Fraisses

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