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Maringes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 25 km from Maringes

Visit Maringes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 25 km and Eveux at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maringes, 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 Maringes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
 
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Pelussin

Pelussin

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Theize

Theize

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums,...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Anse

Anse

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 42 km (direction south-east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages...

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne...

See Vienne (town) guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maringes

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Markets in and near Maringes

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (8km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (9km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Maringes, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (8km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (9km)
  • Trevoux (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (40km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (41km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (35km)
  • Oeillon Crest (36km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maringes is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Maringes is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maringes

Canton: Chazelles-sur-Lyon

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42140

Distance to Maringes

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellegarde-en-Forez, Chazelles-sur-Lyon, Grezieu-le-Marche, Meys, Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes, Saint-Denis-sur-Coise, Valeille, Viricelles and Virigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Maringes

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