Gumieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 19 km from Gumieres

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gumieres in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 19 km and Olliergues at 32 km.

Gumieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ambert

Ambert

at 19 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

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Olliergues

Olliergues

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the major attraction...

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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Allegre

Allegre

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the views after...

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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 48 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

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Thiers

Thiers

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical centre with...

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Auzon

Auzon

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

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Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has the roman...

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Brioude

Brioude

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church in the...

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Eveux

Eveux

at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its medieval castle...

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Markets in and near Gumieres

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (13km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (16km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (23km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Gumieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (11km)
  • Bois Noirs (27km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Gumieres is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Gumieres is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gumieres

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42560

Distance to Gumieres

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 443 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, Lavieu, Lezigneux, Marols, Saint-Antheme, Saint-Clement-de-Valorgue, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux, Soleymieux and Verrieres-en-Forez.

This page in French: Visiter Gumieres