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Leigneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 28 km from Leigneux

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Visit Leigneux: highlights and tourist information

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Leigneux is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Leigneux is 366 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Leigneux

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)


Geography and distances

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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