Perreux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Perreux: highlights and tourist information

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Perreux 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 70 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Perreux is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 25 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Perreux, 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 Perreux 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 Perreux

Markets in and near Perreux

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (17km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (25km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (25km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (26km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Perreux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Perreux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (14km)
  • Lapalisse (44km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (54km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (58km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (32km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (34km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (34km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Perreux

Canton: Perreux

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42120

Distance to Perreux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commelle-Vernay, Le Coteau, Mably, Notre-Dame-de-Boisset, Parigny, Pradines, Roanne and Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset.

This page in French: Visiter Perreux