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Visit Jas: highlights and tourist information

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Jas 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 35 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Jas is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 25 km and Bagnols at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jas, 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 Jas 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 Jas


Markets in and near Jas

  • Feurs: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (13km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (13km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (17km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (23km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (24km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Jas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Jas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17km)
  • Saint-Galmier (17km)
  • Trevoux (42km)
  • Ambert (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (40km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (37km)
  • Parc de Gerland (41km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (48km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (43km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (44km)
  • Perdrix Crest (45km)
  • Oeillon Crest (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (30km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jas

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42110

Distance to Jas

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambost-Longessaigne, Civens, Cottance, Essertines-en-Donzy, Panissieres, Rozier-en-Donzy, Saint-Barthelemy-Lestra, Saint-Martin-Lestra, Salt-en-Donzy, Salvizinet and Valeille.

This page in French: Visiter Jas

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