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Palogneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 23 km from Palogneux

Visit Palogneux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 23 km and Ambert at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Palogneux, 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 Palogneux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 30 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
Thiers

Thiers

at 31 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
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 40 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
Billom

Billom

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

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm...

See Billom guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 65 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide

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Map of places to visit near Palogneux

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Markets in and near Palogneux

  • Boen: market Thursday (7km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (15km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (19km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (22km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (26km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (27km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (30km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Palogneux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Palogneux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (26km)
  • Saint-Galmier (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (39km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Bois Noirs (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Palogneux is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Palogneux is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Palogneux

Canton: Saint-Georges-en-Couzan

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42890

Distance to Palogneux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 428 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalmazel, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Leigneux, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Saint-Just-en-Bas, Saint-Laurent-Rochefort and Saint-Sixte.

This page in French: Visiter Palogneux

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