Marcilly-le-Chatel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marcilly-le-Chatel: highlights and tourist information

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Marcilly-le-Chatel 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 40 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Marcilly-le-Chatel is 374 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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Map of places to visit near Marcilly-le-Chatel

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)

More information about Marcilly-le-Chatel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Marcilly-le-Chatel, France

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)

Geography and distances

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