Marcoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marcoux: highlights and tourist information

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Marcoux 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 42 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Marcoux is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 28 km and Olliergues at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marcoux, 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 Marcoux 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 Marcoux

Markets in and near Marcoux

  • Boen: market Thursday (4km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (12km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (18km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (19km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (23km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (27km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Marcoux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Marcoux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marcoux.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (27km)
  • Ambert (28km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (24km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcoux

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Marcoux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 604 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boen, Chalain-d'Uzore, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Leigneux, Marcilly-le-Chatel, Montverdun, Pralong, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Bonnet-le-Courreau, Saint-Etienne-le-Molard, Saint-Paul-d'Uzore and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Marcoux