Vendranges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vendranges in Loire

Photo is of Oingt at 35 km from Vendranges

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Vendranges 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 Vendranges in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 35 km and Semur-en-Brionnais at 36 km.

Vendranges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory of Anzy-le-Duc...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


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

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

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at 46 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical centre with...

See Thiers guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its medieval castle...

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at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

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at 49 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

See Courpiere guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites of interest...

See Belleville guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its gardens are...

See Lapalisse guide

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Map of places to visit near Vendranges


Markets in and near Vendranges

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (14km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (24km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (33km)

More information about Vendranges, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vendranges, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (25km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (42km)
  • Lapalisse (52km)
  • Ambert (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (43km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (43km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (56km)

Geography and distances

Vendranges is in the eastern-center of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Vendranges is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendranges

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42590

Distance to Vendranges

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commelle-Vernay, Cordelle, Neaux, Neulise, Notre-Dame-de-Boisset, Parigny, Saint-Cyr-de-Favieres and Saint-Priest-la-Roche.

This page in French: Visiter Vendranges