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La Cote-en-Couzan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 18 km from La Cote-en-Couzan

Visit La Cote-en-Couzan: highlights and tourist information

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La Cote-en-Couzan is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 18 km and Courpiere at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Cote-en-Couzan, 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 Cote-en-Couzan in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 22 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


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

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

See Thiers guide


at 25 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


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

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

See Chateldon guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide


at 42 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 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 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
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 51 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 55 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Cote-en-Couzan


Markets in and near La Cote-en-Couzan

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (7km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (15km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (22km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (25km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (27km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (29km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about La Cote-en-Couzan, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Cote-en-Couzan, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (43km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Cote-en-Couzan is in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Cote-en-Couzan is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Cote-en-Couzan

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42111

Distance to La Cote-en-Couzan

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 431 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Cote-en-Couzan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jeansagniere, La Chamba, La Chambonie, Noiretable, Saint-Didier-sur-Rochefort, Saint-Jean-la-Vetre, Saint-Julien-la-Vetre, Saint-Just-en-Bas, Saint-Priest-la-Vetre and Saint-Thurin.

This page in French: Visiter La Cote-en-Couzan

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