Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone 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 28 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone is 420 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 6 km and Malleval at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone, 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-Michel-sur-Rhone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone

Markets in and near Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone

  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (3km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (10km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (15km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (15km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)

More information about Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (31km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Cremieu (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (35km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (36km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (12km)
  • Perdrix Crest (15km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (39km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (25km)
  • Ecully (37km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (17km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (36km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone

Canton: Pélussin

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42410

Distance to Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 420 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ampuis, Auberives-sur-Vareze, Chavanay, Chuyer, Clonas-sur-Vareze, Condrieu, La Chapelle-Villars, Les Roches-de-Condrieu, Pavezin, Pelussin, Saint-Alban-du-Rhone, Saint-Clair-du-Rhone, Saint-Prim, Tupin-et-Semons and Verin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone