Sidebar Menu

Saint-Christo-en-Jarez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Christo-en-Jarez in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 14 km from Saint-Christo-en-Jarez

Visit Saint-Christo-en-Jarez: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Saint-Christo-en-Jarez is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 14 km and Pelussin at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Christo-en-Jarez, 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-Christo-en-Jarez in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 31 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


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

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Christo-en-Jarez


Markets in and near Saint-Christo-en-Jarez

  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (8km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (14km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (17km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (18km)

More information about Saint-Christo-en-Jarez, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Christo-en-Jarez, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (10km)
  • Saint-Galmier (14km)
  • Trevoux (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (35km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (36km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (46km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (19km)
  • Oeillon Crest (20km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (39km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (34km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (8km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (25km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Christo-en-Jarez is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Christo-en-Jarez is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Christo-en-Jarez

Canton: Saint-Héand

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42320

Distance to Saint-Christo-en-Jarez

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 301 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Christo-en-Jarez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellieu, Chagnon, Chatelus, Fontanes, Grammond, La Gimond, Marcenod, Saint-Romain-en-Jarez and Valfleury.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Christo-en-Jarez

Back To Top