Salt-en-Donzy tourism and travel guide

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Salt-en-Donzy is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Salt-en-Donzy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 28 km and Bagnols at 32 km.

Salt-en-Donzy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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

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

See Eveux guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

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at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

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Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

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at 47 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

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at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

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at 52 km (direction south-east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

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Markets in and near Salt-en-Donzy

  • Feurs: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (11km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (12km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (16km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (22km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (22km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Salt-en-Donzy, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (16km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17km)
  • Trevoux (44km)
  • Ambert (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (42km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Parc de Gerland (43km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (44km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (47km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (42km)
  • Perdrix Crest (45km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (45km)
  • Oeillon Crest (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (31km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (44km)

Geography and distances

Salt-en-Donzy is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Salt-en-Donzy is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Salt-en-Donzy

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42110

Distance to Salt-en-Donzy

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Salt-en-Donzy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Civens, Essertines-en-Donzy, Feurs, Jas, Panissieres, Saint-Barthelemy-Lestra, Saint-Laurent-la-Conche, Saint-Martin-Lestra, Salvizinet, Valeille and Virigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Salt-en-Donzy


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