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Saint-Romain-en-Jarez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Romain-en-Jarez in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 17 km from Saint-Romain-en-Jarez

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 17 km and Pelussin at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Romain-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-Romain-en-Jarez in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 27 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 33 km (direction 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 33 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide


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

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide

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

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


Markets in and near Saint-Romain-en-Jarez

  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (13km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (17km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Saint-Romain-en-Jarez, Rhone-Alpes

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

What to do at Saint-Romain-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-Romain-en-Jarez.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (10km)
  • Saint-Galmier (17km)
  • Trevoux (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (19km)
  • Perdrix Crest (19km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (31km)
  • Chaponnay (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (4km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-en-Jarez is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-en-Jarez is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-en-Jarez

Canton: Rive-de-Gier

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42800

Distance to Saint-Romain-en-Jarez

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellieu, Chagnon, Chatelus, Genilac, La Grand-Croix, Lorette, Marcenod, Rive-de-Gier, Riverie, Saint-Christo-en-Jarez, Saint-Didier-sous-Riverie, Saint-Martin-la-Plaine, Sainte-Catherine and Valfleury.

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

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