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Renaison tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 27 km from Renaison

Visit Renaison: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 27 km and Lapalisse at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Renaison, 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 Renaison in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 32 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
 
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Thiers

Thiers

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 39 km (direction west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

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

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

See Courpiere guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Billom

Billom

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the...

See Billom guide

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Map of places to visit near Renaison

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Markets in and near Renaison

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (20km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (26km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (31km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (31km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (33km)

More information about Renaison, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Renaison, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (37km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (37km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (40km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (42km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Renaison is in the eastern-center of France at 78 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Renaison is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Renaison

Canton: Saint-Haon-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42370

Distance to Renaison

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 403 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambierle, Arcon, Les Noes, Ouches, Pouilly-les-Nonains, Saint-Alban-les-Eaux, Saint-Andre-D'Apchon, Saint-Haon-le-Chatel, Saint-Haon-le-Vieux, Saint-Rirand and Saint-Romain-la-Motte.

This page in French: Visiter Renaison

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