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Luriecq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Luriecq in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 24 km from Luriecq

Visit Luriecq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 24 km and Ambert at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Luriecq, 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 Luriecq in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


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

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre...

See Allegre guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 47 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide


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

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

See Courpiere guide


at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Luriecq


Markets in and near Luriecq

  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (3km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (17km)

More information about Luriecq, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Luriecq, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (24km)
  • Ambert (28km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Perdrix Crest (39km)
  • Oeillon Crest (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (41km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (53km)

Geography and distances

Luriecq is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Luriecq is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Luriecq

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42380

Distance to Luriecq

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 319 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aboen, Chenereilles, Estivareilles, La Tourette, Marols, Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau and Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas.

This page in French: Visiter Luriecq

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