Palogneux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Palogneux: highlights and tourist information

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Palogneux 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 50 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Palogneux is 366 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Palogneux

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

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)


Geography and distances

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