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Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pelussin at 6 km from Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone

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

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Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Pelussin

Pelussin

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
 
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Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide

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

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

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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)

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

What to do at Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone is 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).

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

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