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Saint-Sixte tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 29 km from Saint-Sixte

Visit Saint-Sixte: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Sixte is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 29 km and Ambert at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Sixte, 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-Sixte in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in...

See Courpiere guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 42 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 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Billom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


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

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

See Theize guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Sixte


Markets in and near Saint-Sixte

  • Boen: market Thursday (4km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (16km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (17km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (20km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Saint-Sixte, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Sixte, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (31km)
  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (40km)
  • Charlieu (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (30km)
  • Bois Noirs (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Sixte is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sixte is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sixte

Canton: Boën

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42130

Distance to Saint-Sixte

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Sixte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailleux, Arthun, Boen, Bussy-Albieux, Cezay, Debats-Riviere-d'Orpra, Leigneux, Nollieux, Palogneux, Sail-sous-Couzan, Saint-Laurent-Rochefort and Trelins.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sixte

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