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Pommiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pommiers in Loire

Photo is of Olliergues at 37 km from Pommiers

Visit Pommiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 37 km and Ambert at 40 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pommiers, 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 Pommiers in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 40 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 42 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
 
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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Theize

Theize

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 66 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide

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Map of places to visit near Pommiers

 
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Markets in and near Pommiers

  • Balbigny: market Monday (9km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (11km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (23km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (25km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (33km)

More information about Pommiers, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pommiers, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (37km)
  • Charlieu (38km)
  • Ambert (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Bois Noirs (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pommiers is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Pommiers is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pommiers

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Pommiers

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amions, Bussy-Albieux, Nollieux, Pinay, Saint-Georges-de-Baroille, Saint-Germain-Laval, Saint-Jodard, Saint-Julien-d'Oddes and Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin.

This page in French: Visiter Pommiers

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