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Saint-Thurin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 24 km from Saint-Thurin

Visit Saint-Thurin: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 26 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 27 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 33 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
Billom

Billom

at 43 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its...

See Lapalisse guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Issoire

Issoire

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

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Thurin

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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

What to do at Saint-Thurin? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Thurin is in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Thurin is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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

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