Soleymieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Soleymieux: highlights and tourist information

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Soleymieux 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 28 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Soleymieux is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 24 km and Saint-Etienne at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Soleymieux, 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 Soleymieux 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 Soleymieux

Markets in and near Soleymieux

  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (10km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (11km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Soleymieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Soleymieux, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (23km)
  • Ambert (24km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (15km)
  • Bois Noirs (32km)
  • Perdrix Crest (44km)
  • Oeillon Crest (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (43km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Soleymieux

Canton: Saint-Jean-Soleymieux

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42560

Distance to Soleymieux

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset-Saint-Priest, Chazelles-sur-Lavieu, Chenereilles, Gumieres, La Chapelle-en-Lafaye, Lavieu, Margerie-Chantagret, Marols, Montarcher, Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville and Saint-Jean-Soleymieux.

This page in French: Visiter Soleymieux