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Margerie-Chantagret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Margerie-Chantagret in Loire

Photo is of Ambert at 25 km from Margerie-Chantagret

Visit Margerie-Chantagret: highlights and tourist information

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Margerie-Chantagret is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 25 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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Margerie-Chantagret, 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 Margerie-Chantagret in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 25 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in...

See Courpiere guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire

Map of places to visit near Margerie-Chantagret


Markets in and near Margerie-Chantagret

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (9km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (18km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (19km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Margerie-Chantagret, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Margerie-Chantagret, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (21km)
  • Ambert (25km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (17km)
  • Bois Noirs (34km)
  • Perdrix Crest (43km)
  • Oeillon Crest (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (40km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (49km)

Geography and distances

Margerie-Chantagret is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Margerie-Chantagret is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Margerie-Chantagret

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42560

Distance to Margerie-Chantagret

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Margerie-Chantagret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset-Saint-Priest, Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, Chenereilles, Lavieu, Lezigneux, Marols, Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux, Saint-Romain-le-Puy, Saint-Thomas-la-Garde, Soleymieux and Verrieres-en-Forez.

This page in French: Visiter Margerie-Chantagret

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