Panissieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Panissieres: highlights and tourist information

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Panissieres 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 40 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Panissieres is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 22 km and Bagnols at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Panissieres, 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 Panissieres in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Panissieres

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)

More information about Panissieres, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Panissieres, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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

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