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Saint-Cyprien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Cyprien in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 16 km from Saint-Cyprien

Visit Saint-Cyprien: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 16 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


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

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide


at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 54 km (direction east-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 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Cyprien


Markets in and near Saint-Cyprien

  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (9km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (13km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Cyprien, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (9km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (21km)
  • Ambert (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (30km)
  • Perdrix Crest (31km)
  • Oeillon Crest (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (38km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Cyprien is in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cyprien is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cyprien

Canton: Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42160

Distance to Saint-Cyprien

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 315 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 431 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrezieux-Boutheon, Bonson, Craintilleux, Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert, Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez, Sury-le-Comtal, Veauche and Veauchette.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cyprien

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