Lupe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lupe: highlights and tourist information

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Lupe 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 26 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Lupe is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 2 km and Pelussin at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lupe, 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 Lupe 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 Lupe

Markets in and near Lupe

  • Maclas: market Thursday (2km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (8km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (13km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (15km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (18km)

More information about Lupe, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lupe, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lupe.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (35km)
  • Saint-Galmier (39km)
  • Cremieu (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (43km)
  • Parc de Gerland (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (8km)
  • Perdrix Crest (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (33km)
  • Ecully (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (43km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lupe

Canton: Pélussin

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42520

Distance to Lupe

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 275 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessey, Brossainc, Charnas, Chavanay, Limony, Maclas, Malleval, Pelussin, Roisey, Saint-Alban-du-Rhone, Saint-Appolinard, Saint-Jacques-d'Atticieux, Saint-Maurice-l'Exil, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Veranne and Vinzieux.

This page in French: Visiter Lupe