Perigneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 18 km from Perigneux

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Perigneux 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 Perigneux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 18 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 25 km.

Perigneux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
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at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide


at 45 km (direction east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide


at 66 km (direction 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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Markets in and near Perigneux

  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (7km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (12km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Perigneux, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (26km)
  • Perdrix Crest (33km)
  • Oeillon Crest (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (36km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (49km)

Geography and distances

Perigneux is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Perigneux is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Perigneux

Canton: Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42380

Distance to Perigneux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 443 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aboen, Chenereilles, La Tourette, Saint-Maurice-en-Gourgois and Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas.

This page in French: Visiter Perigneux


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