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Saint-Laurent-Rochefort tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 25 km from Saint-Laurent-Rochefort

Visit Saint-Laurent-Rochefort: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 25 km and Ambert at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Laurent-Rochefort, 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-Laurent-Rochefort in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

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

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

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Billom

Billom

at 46 km (direction 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 50 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
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Usson

Usson

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

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-Rochefort

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Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-Rochefort

  • Boen: market Thursday (7km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (13km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (21km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (22km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (29km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (29km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-Rochefort, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (29km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (44km)
  • Charlieu (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (43km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (28km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-Rochefort is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-Rochefort is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-Rochefort

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Saint-Laurent-Rochefort

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailleux, Cezay, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Leigneux, Nollieux, Palogneux, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Just-en-Bas, Saint-Sixte and Saint-Thurin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-Rochefort

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