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Saint-Martin-Lestra tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Martin-Lestra: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-Lestra is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 32 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-Lestra is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 23 km and Bagnols at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martin-Lestra, 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-Martin-Lestra in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-Lestra


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-Lestra

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (10km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (15km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (17km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (21km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Saint-Martin-Lestra, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-Lestra, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier (15km)
  • Trevoux (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)
  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (47km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (41km)
  • Oeillon Crest (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (33km)
  • Chaponnay (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (26km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-Lestra

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42110

Distance to Saint-Martin-Lestra

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 321 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambost-Longessaigne, Essertines-en-Donzy, Haute-Rivoire, Jas, Les Halles, Meys, Saint-Barthelemy-Lestra, Saint-Clement-les-Places, Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes, Salt-en-Donzy, Valeille and Virigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-Lestra

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