Panissieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 22 km from Panissieres

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Panissieres 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 Panissieres in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 22 km and Bagnols at 25 km.

Panissieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 25 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 26 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
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at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 39 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 39 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


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

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 54 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

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Markets in and near Panissieres

  • Feurs: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (13km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (17km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (18km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (22km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Panissieres, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (20km)
  • Saint-Galmier (22km)
  • Trevoux (38km)
  • Charlieu (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc de Gerland (39km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (40km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (42km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (48km)
  • Oeillon Crest (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (33km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (40km)

Geography and distances

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Panissieres

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42360

Distance to Panissieres

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Chambost-Longessaigne, Cottance, Essertines-en-Donzy, Jas, Montchal, Rozier-en-Donzy, Sainte-Agathe-en-Donzy, Salt-en-Donzy, Salvizinet and Villecheneve.

This page in French: Visiter Panissieres


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