Sidebar Menu

Maclas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maclas in Loire

Photo is of Malleval at 4 km from Maclas

Malleval hotels best prices

Visit Maclas: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Maclas 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 24 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Maclas is 427 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 4 km and Pelussin at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Maclas, 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 Maclas 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 Maclas


Markets in and near Maclas

Market days in Maclas: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Maclas: market Thursday (0km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (8km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (13km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (13km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)

More information about Maclas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Maclas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (42km)

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 (38km)
  • Cremieu (60km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (42km)
  • Parc de Gerland (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (7km)
  • Perdrix Crest (9km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maclas

Canton: Pélussin

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42520

Distance to Maclas

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 427 km

from Calais: 656 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessey, Brossainc, Charnas, Chavanay, Felines, Limony, Lupe, Malleval, Roisey, Saint-Appolinard, Saint-Jacques-d'Atticieux, Saint-Julien-Molin-Molette, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Veranne and Vinzieux.

This page in French: Visiter Maclas

Back To Top