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Photo is of Thiers at 27 km from Jure

Visit Jure: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 27 km and Olliergues at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jure, 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 Jure in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 27 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has...

See Thiers guide


at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that...

See Billom guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


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

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Usson guide


at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide


at 63 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jure


Markets in and near Jure

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (12km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (18km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (23km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (24km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (27km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Jure, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Jure, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (38km)
  • Ambert (39km)
  • Lapalisse (45km)
  • Saint-Galmier (46km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (44km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Jure is in the eastern-center of France at 63 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Jure is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jure

Canton: Saint-Just-en-Chevalet

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42430

Distance to Jure

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champoly, Cremeaux, Grezolles, Lure, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Saint-Marcel-d'Urfe, Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete and Saint-Romain-d'Urfe.

This page in French: Visiter Jure

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