Saint-Andre-le-Puy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 26 km from Saint-Andre-le-Puy

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Saint-Andre-le-Puy is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Andre-le-Puy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 26 km and Eveux at 35 km.

Saint-Andre-le-Puy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


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

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

See Oingt guide


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

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

See Theize guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 48 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

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at 48 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

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Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 48 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

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at 48 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Andre-le-Puy

  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (1km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (8km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (11km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Andre-le-Puy, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (8km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (16km)
  • Ambert (41km)
  • Trevoux (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (34km)
  • Perdrix Crest (39km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (28km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (30km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Andre-le-Puy is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Andre-le-Puy is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Andre-le-Puy

Canton: Saint-Galmier

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42210

Distance to Saint-Andre-le-Puy

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Andre-le-Puy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellegarde-en-Forez, Boisset-les-Montrond, Chambeon, Cuzieu, Marclopt, Montrond-les-Bains, Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes, Saint-Laurent-la-Conche and Unias.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Andre-le-Puy


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