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La Fouillouse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Fouillouse in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 10 km from La Fouillouse

Visit La Fouillouse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 10 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Fouillouse, 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 Fouillouse in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 44 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Fouillouse


Markets in and near La Fouillouse

  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (10km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)

More information about La Fouillouse, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Fouillouse, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (10km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (18km)
  • Ambert (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (49km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (31km)
  • Parc de Gerland (50km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (24km)
  • Oeillon Crest (27km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (36km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (52km)

Geography and distances

La Fouillouse is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Fouillouse is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fouillouse

Canton: Saint-Héand

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42480

Distance to La Fouillouse

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrezieux-Boutheon, La Tour-en-Jarez, Saint-Bonnet-les-Oules, Saint-Heand, Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez and Villars.

This page in French: Visiter La Fouillouse

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