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Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oingt at 25 km from Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand

Visit Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 25 km and Bagnols at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand, 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 Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that...

See Anse guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a...

See Belleville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and...

See Lyon guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 54 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

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand


Markets in and near Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand

  • Balbigny: market Monday (10km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (26km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (26km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (31km)
  • Saint-Galmier (32km)
  • Charlieu (32km)
  • Trevoux (39km)
  • Ambert (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (32km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (40km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (40km)
  • Parc de Gerland (46km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (44km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (46km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand

Canton: Néronde

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42540

Distance to Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 338 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Chirassimont, Croizet-sur-Gand, Machezal, Montchal, Neronde, Saint-Cyr-de-Valorges, Saint-Just-la-Pendue and Sainte-Agathe-en-Donzy.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand

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