Montbrison tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montbrison in Loire

Visit Montbrison: highlights and tourist information

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Montbrison 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 32 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Montbrison is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 26 km and Saint-Etienne at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montbrison, 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 Montbrison in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Montbrison

Markets in and near Montbrison

Market days in Montbrison: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (0km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (13km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (16km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (20km)

More information about Montbrison, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montbrison, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (20km)
  • Ambert (26km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (47km)
  • Oeillon Crest (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (41km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbrison

Canton: Montbrison

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42600

Distance to Montbrison

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bard, Champdieu, Ecotay-l'Olme, Essertines-en-Chatelneuf, Lezigneux, Saint-Romain-le-Puy, Saint-Thomas-la-Garde, Savigneux and Verrieres-en-Forez.

This page in French: Visiter Montbrison