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La Chamba tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 13 km from La Chamba

Visit La Chamba: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 13 km and Courpiere at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chamba, 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 Chamba in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 17 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 23 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Billom

Billom

at 33 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Auzon

Auzon

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

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide
Riom

Riom

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical...

See Riom guide

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Map of places to visit near La Chamba

 
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Markets in and near La Chamba

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (7km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (19km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (23km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (30km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Billom: market Monday (32km)

More information about La Chamba, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Chamba, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (47km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (26km)
  • Bois Noirs (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

La Chamba is in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Chamba is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chamba

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42440

Distance to La Chamba

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chambonie, La Cote-en-Couzan, La Renaudie, Le Brugeron, Saint-Jean-la-Vetre and Saint-Priest-la-Vetre.

This page in French: Visiter La Chamba

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