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Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oingt at 39 km from Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin

Visit Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 39 km and Bagnols at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin, 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-Paul-de-Vezelin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the...

See Oingt guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 46 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


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint...

See Anse guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 55 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin


Markets in and near Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin

  • Balbigny: market Monday (10km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (17km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (26km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (29km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (30km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (32km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (40km)
  • Ambert (46km)
  • Lapalisse (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (44km)
  • Bois Noirs (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (54km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin is in the eastern-center of France at 55 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42590

Distance to Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amions, Dance, Pinay, Pommiers, Saint-Georges-de-Baroille, Saint-Germain-Laval, Saint-Jodard and Saint-Priest-la-Roche.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin

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