Souternon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Souternon: highlights and tourist information

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Souternon 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 58 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Souternon is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 34 km and Olliergues at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Souternon, 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 Souternon 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 Souternon

Markets in and near Souternon

  • Boen: market Thursday (14km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (16km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (18km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (30km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Souternon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Souternon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (35km)
  • Ambert (40km)
  • Saint-Galmier (40km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (45km)
  • Lapalisse (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Souternon

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Souternon

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amions, Cremeaux, Dance, Grezolles, Lure, Nollieux, Saint-Germain-Laval, Saint-Julien-d'Oddes, Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete and Saint-Polgues.

This page in French: Visiter Souternon