Villers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers: highlights and tourist information

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Villers 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 77 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Villers is 335 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Villers

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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