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Visit Malleval: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural Park of Pilat

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Malleval. For detailed visitor information see the Malleval travel guide.

Malleval 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 27 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Malleval is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 20 km and Saint-Etienne at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Malleval, 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 Malleval 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 Malleval


Markets in and near Malleval

  • Maclas: market Thursday (4km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (8km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (13km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (17km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (18km)

More information about Malleval, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Malleval, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (39km)

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 (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (42km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (43km)
  • Jardin japonais (43km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (9km)
  • Perdrix Crest (12km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (32km)
  • Ecully (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Malleval

Canton: Pélussin

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42520

Distance to Malleval

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 275 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessey, Brossainc, Charnas, Chavanay, Clonas-sur-Vareze, Le Peage-de-Roussillon, Limony, Lupe, Maclas, Pelussin, Roisey, Roussillon, Saint-Alban-du-Rhone, Saint-Jacques-d'Atticieux, Saint-Maurice-l'Exil, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf and Veranne.

This page in French: Visiter Malleval

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