Montverdun tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 31 km from Montverdun

Visit Montverdun: highlights and tourist information

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Montverdun is situated in the Loire 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 Montverdun in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 31 km and Olliergues at 34 km.

Montverdun, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
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at 43 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


at 45 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
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La Chaise-Dieu

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 68 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide

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Map of places to visit near Montverdun


Markets in and near Montverdun

  • Boen: market Thursday (6km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (12km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (15km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (24km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Montverdun, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (24km)
  • Ambert (31km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)
  • Perdrix Crest (54km)
  • Oeillon Crest (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (44km)

Geography and distances

Montverdun is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Montverdun is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montverdun

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Montverdun

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 605 km

from Nice: 338 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boen, Chalain-d'Uzore, Marcilly-le-Chatel, Marcoux, Pralong, Saint-Etienne-le-Molard, Saint-Paul-d'Uzore, Sainte-Foy-Saint-Sulpice and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Montverdun


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