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Saint-Appolinard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Malleval at 8 km from Saint-Appolinard

Visit Saint-Appolinard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 8 km and Pelussin at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Appolinard, 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 Saint-Appolinard in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne...

See Vienne (town) guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of...

See Desaignes guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide


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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Appolinard


Markets in and near Saint-Appolinard

  • Maclas: market Thursday (4km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (9km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (10km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (14km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)

More information about Saint-Appolinard, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Appolinard, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (36km)
  • Saint-Galmier (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (6km)
  • Perdrix Crest (8km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (39km)
  • Montelier (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (24km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Appolinard is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Appolinard is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Appolinard

Canton: Pélussin

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42520

Distance to Saint-Appolinard

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 414 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Appolinard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessey, Brossainc, Colombier, Lupe, Maclas, Roisey, Saint-Jacques-d'Atticieux, Saint-Julien-Molin-Molette, Savas, Veranne and Vinzieux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Appolinard

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