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Les Salles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Salles in Loire

Photo is of Thiers at 19 km from Les Salles

Visit Les Salles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 19 km and Courpiere at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Salles, 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 Les Salles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 19 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


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

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

See Ambert guide


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

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

See Billom guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide


at 46 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


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations...

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide


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

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most...

See Montpeyroux guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the...

See Charroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Salles


Markets in and near Les Salles

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (16km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (20km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (27km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (30km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (31km)

More information about Les Salles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Les Salles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (54km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Les Salles is in the eastern-center of France at 65 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Les Salles is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Salles

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42440

Distance to Les Salles

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cervieres, Champoly, Chausseterre, Noiretable, Saint-Didier-sur-Rochefort, Saint-Julien-la-Vetre, Saint-Priest-la-Vetre and Saint-Romain-d'Urfe.

This page in French: Visiter Les Salles

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