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Valeille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Valeille: highlights and tourist information

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Valeille 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 31 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Valeille is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 28 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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Valeille, 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 Valeille in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Valeille


Markets in and near Valeille

  • Feurs: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (9km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (13km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (15km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (21km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Valeille, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Valeille, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (13km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (15km)
  • Trevoux (45km)
  • Ambert (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)
  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (43km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (45km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (42km)
  • Oeillon Crest (42km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (44km)

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 (28km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Valeille

Canton: Feurs

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42110

Distance to Valeille

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 323 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Essertines-en-Donzy, Jas, Maringes, Saint-Barthelemy-Lestra, Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes, Saint-Martin-Lestra, Salt-en-Donzy, Salvizinet and Virigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Valeille

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