Valfleury tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valfleury in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 13 km from Valfleury

Visit Valfleury: highlights and tourist information

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Valfleury 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 Valfleury in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 13 km and Pelussin at 19 km.

Valfleury, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 30 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


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

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

See Theize guide


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

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

See Oingt guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide

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Markets in and near Valfleury

  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (6km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (15km)
  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Valfleury, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier (16km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (40km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (17km)
  • Oeillon Crest (17km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (41km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (36km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (8km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (27km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (40km)

Geography and distances

Valfleury is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Valfleury is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valfleury

Canton: Grand-Croix

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42320

Distance to Valfleury

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellieu, Chagnon, Fontanes, Grammond, La Talaudiere, Marcenod, Saint-Chamond, Saint-Christo-en-Jarez, Saint-Romain-en-Jarez and Sorbiers.

This page in French: Visiter Valfleury