Saint-Sixte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Sixte: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Sixte 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 50 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sixte is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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!


... 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

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

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