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Saint-Joseph tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pelussin at 16 km from Saint-Joseph

Visit Saint-Joseph: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 16 km and Vienne (town) at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Pelussin

Pelussin

at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 21 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
 
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 29 km (direction 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 29 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical...

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Joseph

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Joseph

  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (7km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (16km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (17km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Joseph, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (15km)
  • Saint-Galmier (24km)
  • Trevoux (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (27km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (29km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (18km)
  • Perdrix Crest (20km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (26km)
  • Ecully (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (3km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Joseph is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Joseph is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Joseph

Canton: Rive-de-Gier

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42800

Distance to Saint-Joseph

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 294 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellieu, Chagnon, Chateauneuf, Dargoire, Genilac, La Grand-Croix, Longes, Lorette, Rive-de-Gier, Riverie, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Didier-sous-Riverie, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Martin-la-Plaine, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Sainte-Catherine, Tartaras and Treves.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Joseph

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