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Jonzieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 3 km from Jonzieux

Visit Jonzieux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 3 km and Saint-Etienne at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jonzieux, 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 Jonzieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights...

See Desaignes guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of...

See Arlempdes guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 62 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


at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jonzieux


Markets in and near Jonzieux

  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (5km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (6km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Riotord: market Friday (9km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (10km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (11km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)

More information about Jonzieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Jonzieux, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (31km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (37km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (34km)
  • Jardin japonais (54km)
  • Parc Jouvet (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (18km)
  • Oeillon Crest (21km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (47km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (55km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (64km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (32km)

Geography and distances

Jonzieux is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Jonzieux is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jonzieux

Canton: Saint-Genest-Malifaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42660

Distance to Jonzieux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 292 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Marlhes, Saint-Genest-Malifaux, Saint-Just-Malmont, Saint-Romain-Lachalm, Saint-Romain-les-Atheux, Saint-Victor-Malescours and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez.

This page in French: Visiter Jonzieux

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