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Saint-Haon-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 25 km from Saint-Haon-le-Vieux

Visit Saint-Haon-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Haon-le-Vieux is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 25 km and Lapalisse at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Haon-le-Vieux, 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-Haon-le-Vieux 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 25 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 30 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
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
 
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Thiers

Thiers

at 37 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
Vichy

Vichy

at 38 km (direction west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

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

See Olliergues 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
Billom

Billom

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Haon-le-Vieux

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Markets in and near Saint-Haon-le-Vieux

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (19km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (24km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (28km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (32km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (32km)

More information about Saint-Haon-le-Vieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Haon-le-Vieux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (35km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Haon-le-Vieux is in the eastern-center of France at 80 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Haon-le-Vieux is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Haon-le-Vieux

Canton: Saint-Haon-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42370

Distance to Saint-Haon-le-Vieux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 563 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Haon-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambierle, Les Noes, Pouilly-les-Nonains, Renaison, Saint-Andre-D'Apchon, Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse, Saint-Haon-le-Chatel, Saint-Rirand and Saint-Romain-la-Motte.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Haon-le-Vieux

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