Saint-Romain-le-Puy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 25 km from Saint-Romain-le-Puy

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Saint-Romain-le-Puy 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-le-Puy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 25 km and Ambert at 30 km.

Saint-Romain-le-Puy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 30 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


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

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at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


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

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

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at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide


at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Romain-le-Puy

  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (7km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (16km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain-le-Puy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (15km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (27km)
  • Ambert (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (24km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (22km)
  • Bois Noirs (38km)
  • Perdrix Crest (40km)
  • Oeillon Crest (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (36km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-le-Puy is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-le-Puy is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-le-Puy

Canton: Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42610

Distance to Saint-Romain-le-Puy

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 323 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset-Saint-Priest, Lezigneux, Margerie-Chantagret, Montbrison, Precieux, Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville, Saint-Thomas-la-Garde, Savigneux and Sury-le-Comtal.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain-le-Puy


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