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Ouches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 29 km from Ouches

Visit Ouches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 29 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ouches, 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 Ouches in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 36 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide
 
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Thiers

Thiers

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide

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Map of places to visit near Ouches

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Markets in and near Ouches

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (26km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (27km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (28km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (28km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Ouches, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ouches, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (21km)
  • Lapalisse (38km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (29km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (38km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ouches is in the eastern-center of France at 72 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Ouches is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouches

Canton: Roanne-Sud

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42155

Distance to Ouches

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherier, Commelle-Vernay, Lentigny, Pouilly-les-Nonains, Renaison, Riorges, Saint-Alban-les-Eaux, Saint-Andre-D'Apchon, Saint-Haon-le-Chatel, Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, Saint-Leger-sur-Roanne, Villemontais and Villerest.

This page in French: Visiter Ouches

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