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La Tourette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 24 km from La Tourette

Visit La Tourette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 24 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Tourette, 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 Tourette in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 32 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
 
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Allegre

Allegre

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

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

See Olliergues guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

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

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Desaignes

Desaignes

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

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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Map of places to visit near La Tourette

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Markets in and near La Tourette

  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (2km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (16km)

More information about La Tourette, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Tourette, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (11km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (22km)
  • Bois Noirs (37km)
  • Perdrix Crest (39km)
  • Oeillon Crest (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (42km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Tourette is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Tourette is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Tourette

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-le-Château

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42380

Distance to La Tourette

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 316 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aboen, Estivareilles, Luriecq, Merle-Leignec, Perigneux, Rozier-Cotes-d'Aurec, Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau and Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas.

This page in French: Visiter La Tourette

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