Saint-Thurin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Thurin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Thurin 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 58 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Thurin is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 24 km and Thiers at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Thurin, 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-Thurin 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-Thurin

Markets in and near Saint-Thurin

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (8km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (23km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (24km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (28km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (30km)

More information about Saint-Thurin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Thurin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (31km)
  • Saint-Galmier (42km)
  • Charlieu (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (32km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Thurin

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42111

Distance to Saint-Thurin

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailleux, Champoly, La Cote-en-Couzan, Saint-Didier-sur-Rochefort, Saint-Jean-la-Vetre, Saint-Julien-la-Vetre, Saint-Laurent-Rochefort, Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete and Saint-Priest-la-Vetre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Thurin