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Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 20 km from Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse

Visit Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 20 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse, 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-Forgeux-Lespinasse in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
 
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Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 39 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

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

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

See Courpiere guide
Oingt

Oingt

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

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

See Oingt guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 55 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Billom

Billom

at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the...

See Moulins guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse

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Markets in and near Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (18km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (21km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (27km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (30km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (32km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (14km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (20km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (35km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (36km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse is in the eastern-center of France at 84 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse

Canton: Pacaudière

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42640

Distance to Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambierle, Changy, La Pacaudiere, Noailly, Saint-Haon-le-Vieux and Saint-Romain-la-Motte.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse

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