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Saint-Julien-la-Vetre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 21 km from Saint-Julien-la-Vetre

Visit Saint-Julien-la-Vetre: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Julien-la-Vetre is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 21 km and Thiers at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Julien-la-Vetre, 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-Julien-la-Vetre in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 22 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 23 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
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
 
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Ambert

Ambert

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Billom

Billom

at 39 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
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

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

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Usson

Usson

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

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Issoire

Issoire

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

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from...

See Auzon guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Julien-la-Vetre

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Markets in and near Saint-Julien-la-Vetre

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (5km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (20km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (28km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (30km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien-la-Vetre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (32km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Julien-la-Vetre is in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-la-Vetre is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien-la-Vetre

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42440

Distance to Saint-Julien-la-Vetre

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Julien-la-Vetre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cervieres, Champoly, La Cote-en-Couzan, Les Salles, Noiretable, Saint-Didier-sur-Rochefort, Saint-Jean-la-Vetre, Saint-Priest-la-Vetre and Saint-Thurin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien-la-Vetre

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