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Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 26 km from Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville

Visit Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 26 km and Ambert at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville, 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-Georges-Haute-Ville in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 27 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


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


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

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

See Olliergues guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


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

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide


at 51 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 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville


Markets in and near Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (7km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (14km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (18km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (18km)
  • Ambert (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (21km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Perdrix Crest (42km)
  • Oeillon Crest (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42610

Distance to Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset-Saint-Priest, Ecotay-l'Olme, Lavieu, Lezigneux, Margerie-Chantagret, Precieux, Saint-Jean-Soleymieux, Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez, Saint-Romain-le-Puy, Saint-Thomas-la-Garde and Soleymieux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville

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