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La Benisson-Dieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 13 km from La Benisson-Dieu

Visit La Benisson-Dieu: highlights and tourist information

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La Benisson-Dieu is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 13 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Benisson-Dieu, 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 La Benisson-Dieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest...

See Oingt guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide


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

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

See Thiers guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages...

See Bagnols guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys...

See Cluny guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Courpiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Benisson-Dieu


Markets in and near La Benisson-Dieu

  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (13km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (24km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (30km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near La Benisson-Dieu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (7km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (13km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (28km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (23km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (23km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (26km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (51km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (62km)

Geography and distances

La Benisson-Dieu is in the eastern-center of France at 84 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Benisson-Dieu is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Benisson-Dieu

Canton: Roanne-Nord

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42720

Distance to La Benisson-Dieu

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Benisson-Dieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briennon, Iguerande, Noailly, Pouilly-sous-Charlieu, Saint-Pierre-la-Noaille and Vougy.

This page in French: Visiter La Benisson-Dieu

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