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Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 34 km from Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire

Visit Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 34 km and Thiers at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, 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-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire 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 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
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 historical...

See Thiers guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 40 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 43 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
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

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Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 67 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (21km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (25km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (25km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (29km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (25km)
  • Lapalisse (43km)
  • Saint-Galmier (48km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (34km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (43km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (43km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 66 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire

Canton: Roanne-Sud

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42155

Distance to Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 406 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bully, Commelle-Vernay, Cordelle, Lentigny, Ouches, Saint-Alban-les-Eaux, Saint-Polgues, Villemontais and Villerest.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire

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