Saint-Romain-en-Jarez tourism and travel guide

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

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Saint-Romain-en-Jarez is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), 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).

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

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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!

 
 

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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

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

  • 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

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