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Leigneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 28 km from Leigneux

Visit Leigneux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 28 km and Ambert at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leigneux, 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 Leigneux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 34 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Billom

Billom

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

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

See Billom guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 52 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
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 52 km (direction east-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 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 56 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

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

Map of places to visit near Leigneux

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Markets in and near Leigneux

  • Boen: market Thursday (3km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (18km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (18km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (18km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (23km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (29km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Leigneux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Leigneux, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (29km)
  • Saint-Galmier (32km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Leigneux is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Leigneux is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leigneux

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Leigneux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailleux, Arthun, Boen, Bussy-Albieux, Cezay, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Marcoux, Palogneux, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Saint-Laurent-Rochefort, Saint-Sixte and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Leigneux

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