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Savigneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 27 km from Savigneux

Visit Savigneux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 27 km and Saint-Etienne at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Savigneux, 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 Savigneux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Ambert

Ambert

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

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

See Ambert guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 35 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east)

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
 
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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to...

See Allegre guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 60 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

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Map of places to visit near Savigneux

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Markets in and near Savigneux

  • Montbrison: market Saturday (1km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (13km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (16km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (19km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (20km)

More information about Savigneux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Savigneux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (19km)
  • Ambert (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (46km)
  • Oeillon Crest (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (40km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Savigneux is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Savigneux is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Savigneux

Canton: Montbrison

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42600

Distance to Savigneux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 432 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Savigneux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bard, Champdieu, Ecotay-l'Olme, Grezieux-le-Fromental, Lezigneux, Montbrison, Precieux, Saint-Romain-le-Puy and Saint-Thomas-la-Garde.

This page in French: Visiter Savigneux

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