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Sail-sous-Couzan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 27 km from Sail-sous-Couzan

Visit Sail-sous-Couzan: highlights and tourist information

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Sail-sous-Couzan is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 27 km and Ambert at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sail-sous-Couzan, 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 Sail-sous-Couzan in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 27 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide


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

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

See Thiers guide


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

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

See Chateldon guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide


at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire

Map of places to visit near Sail-sous-Couzan


Markets in and near Sail-sous-Couzan

  • Boen: market Thursday (3km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (16km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (19km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (19km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (22km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (27km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (31km)

More information about Sail-sous-Couzan, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sail-sous-Couzan, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (27km)
  • Saint-Galmier (31km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Bois Noirs (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sail-sous-Couzan is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Sail-sous-Couzan is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sail-sous-Couzan

Canton: Saint-Georges-en-Couzan

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42890

Distance to Sail-sous-Couzan

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sail-sous-Couzan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthun, Boen, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Leigneux, Marcilly-le-Chatel, Marcoux, Palogneux, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Saint-Laurent-Rochefort, Saint-Sixte and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Sail-sous-Couzan

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