Saint-Romain-d'Urfe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thiers at 22 km from Saint-Romain-d'Urfe

Visit Saint-Romain-d'Urfe: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Romain-d'Urfe is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Romain-d'Urfe in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 22 km and Chateldon at 26 km.

Saint-Romain-d'Urfe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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at 38 km (direction south-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 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide


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

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm...

See Billom guide


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

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

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide


at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Romain-d'Urfe

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (18km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (21km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (24km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain-d'Urfe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (39km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (56km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-d'Urfe is in the eastern-center of France at 67 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-d'Urfe is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-d'Urfe

Canton: Saint-Just-en-Chevalet

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42430

Distance to Saint-Romain-d'Urfe

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 421 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Romain-d'Urfe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cervieres, Champoly, Chausseterre, Jure, Les Salles, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet and Saint-Marcel-d'Urfe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain-d'Urfe


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