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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!

Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

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
 
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Olliergues

Olliergues

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
Allegre

Allegre

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
Courpiere

Courpiere

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
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Eveux

Eveux

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
Thiers

Thiers

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
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

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
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

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
Theize

Theize

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

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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)

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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)
 
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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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