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Parigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parigny in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 30 km from Parigny

Visit Parigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 30 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 37 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Parigny, 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 Parigny in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction ), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 37 km (direction ), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


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

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

See Thiers guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide


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

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

See Anse guide


at 50 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


at 50 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


at 56 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


at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Parigny


Markets in and near Parigny

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (20km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (28km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (30km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (31km)

Hotels near Parigny

More information about Parigny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Parigny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (20km)
  • Lapalisse (46km)
  • Saint-Galmier (48km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)

Geography and distances

Parigny is in the eastern-center of France at 66 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Parigny is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parigny

Canton: Perreux

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42120

Distance to Parigny

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commelle-Vernay, Cordelle, Le Coteau, Notre-Dame-de-Boisset, Perreux, Riorges, Roanne, Saint-Cyr-de-Favieres, Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset, Vendranges and Villerest.

This page in French: Visiter Parigny

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