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Villers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villers in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 19 km from Villers

Visit Villers: highlights and tourist information

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Villers is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 19 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villers, 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 Villers in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
 
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Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty...

See Bagnols guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 41 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Anse

Anse

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France...

See Cluny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villers

 
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Markets in and near Villers

  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (8km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (13km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (21km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (34km)

More information about Villers, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Villers, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (6km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (46km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (17km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (23km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (25km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villers is in the eastern-center of France at 77 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Villers is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers

Canton: Charlieu

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42460

Distance to Villers

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 382 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcinges, Boyer, Chandon, Charlieu, Coutouvre, Cuinzier, Jarnosse, La Gresle, Mars, Nandax, Saint-Hilaire-sous-Charlieu and Sevelinges.

This page in French: Visiter Villers

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