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Mardore tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oingt at 23 km from Mardore

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Mardore is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mardore in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 23 km and Theize at 26 km.

Mardore, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
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at 32 km (direction east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide

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Markets in and near Mardore

  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (4km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (15km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (21km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Mardore, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (53km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (16km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (33km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (41km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (52km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (18km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (27km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (30km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (31km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (33km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (51km)
  • Parc de Gerland (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (39km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (45km)
  • Ecully (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (41km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (51km)

Geography and distances

Mardore is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Mardore is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mardore

Canton: Thizy

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69240

Distance to Mardore

from Lyon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 380 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Thizy, Combre, Cours-la-Ville, Cublize, La Chapelle-de-Mardore, La Gresle, Le Cergne, Marnand, Pont-Trambouze, Saint-Vincent-de-Reins, Sevelinges, Thel and Thizy.

This page in French: Visiter Mardore


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