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Visit Lure: highlights and tourist information

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Lure 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 61 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Lure is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 30 km and Olliergues at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lure, 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 Lure 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 Lure


Markets in and near Lure

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (15km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (16km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (20km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (27km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (30km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Lure, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lure, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (36km)
  • Ambert (40km)
  • Saint-Galmier (44km)
  • Lapalisse (47km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lure

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Lure

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bully, Cremeaux, Grezolles, Jure, Saint-Germain-Laval, Saint-Julien-d'Oddes, Saint-Marcel-d'Urfe, Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete, Saint-Polgues and Souternon.

This page in French: Visiter Lure

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