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Saint-Heand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 10 km from Saint-Heand

Visit Saint-Heand: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 10 km and Pelussin at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
 
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Eveux

Eveux

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 39 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Heand

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Markets in and near Saint-Heand

  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (8km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Heand, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (8km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (13km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)
  • Parc de Gerland (45km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (22km)
  • Oeillon Crest (24km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (41km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (48km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (42km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (17km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (31km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Heand is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Heand is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Heand

Canton: Saint-Héand

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42570

Distance to Saint-Heand

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 631 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveizieux, Chamboeuf, Fontanes, Grammond, La Fouillouse, La Gimond, La Talaudiere, La Tour-en-Jarez and Saint-Bonnet-les-Oules.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Heand

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