Pradines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pradines: highlights and tourist information

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Pradines 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 65 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Pradines is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 30 km and Oingt at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pradines, 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 Pradines 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 Pradines

Markets in and near Pradines

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (16km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (20km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (26km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (31km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (32km)

More information about Pradines, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pradines, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (18km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (46km)
  • Lapalisse (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (18km)
  • 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) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (55km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (30km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (36km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (38km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pradines

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42630

Distance to Pradines

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lay, Montagny, Neaux, Notre-Dame-de-Boisset, Perreux, Regny, Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay and Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset.

This page in French: Visiter Pradines