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Marcilly-le-Chatel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marcilly-le-Chatel in Loire

Photo is of Ambert at 28 km from Marcilly-le-Chatel

Visit Marcilly-le-Chatel: highlights and tourist information

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Marcilly-le-Chatel is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 28 km and Olliergues at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marcilly-le-Chatel, 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 Marcilly-le-Chatel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 31 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 39 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
 
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Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty...

See Bagnols guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring...

See Theize guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 59 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 66 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide

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Map of places to visit near Marcilly-le-Chatel

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Markets in and near Marcilly-le-Chatel

  • Boen: market Thursday (6km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (10km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (16km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (18km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (25km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (25km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcilly-le-Chatel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (25km)
  • Ambert (28km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (24km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Perdrix Crest (54km)
  • Oeillon Crest (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marcilly-le-Chatel is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Marcilly-le-Chatel is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcilly-le-Chatel

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Marcilly-le-Chatel

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 338 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Marcilly-le-Chatel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boen, Chalain-d'Uzore, Champdieu, Marcoux, Montverdun, Pralong, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Etienne-le-Molard, Saint-Paul-d'Uzore and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Marcilly-le-Chatel

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