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Saint-Priest-en-Jarez tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 4 km from Saint-Priest-en-Jarez

Visit Saint-Priest-en-Jarez: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Priest-en-Jarez is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 4 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, 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-Priest-en-Jarez in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 39 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 50 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

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

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

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Priest-en-Jarez

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Priest-en-Jarez

  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (2km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (12km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (44km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (14km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (19km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (47km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (35km)
  • Parc de Gerland (48km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (18km)
  • Oeillon Crest (20km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (51km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (18km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Priest-en-Jarez is in the eastern-center of France at 4 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Priest-en-Jarez is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Priest-en-Jarez

Canton: Saint-Étienne-Nord-Est-2

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42270

Distance to Saint-Priest-en-Jarez

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Priest-en-Jarez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Fouillouse, La Talaudiere, La Tour-en-Jarez, Roche-la-Moliere, Saint-Etienne, Saint-Genest-Lerpt, Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds, Sorbiers and Villars.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Priest-en-Jarez

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