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Vivans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 14 km from Vivans

Visit Vivans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 14 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vivans, 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 Vivans 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 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
 
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Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 40 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide
Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 63 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide

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Map of places to visit near Vivans

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Markets in and near Vivans

  • Marcigny: market Monday (12km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (25km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (31km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Vivans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (14km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (14km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (17km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (24km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (31km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vivans is in the eastern-center of France at 91 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Vivans is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vivans

Canton: Pacaudière

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42310

Distance to Vivans

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 391 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Changy, Chenay-le-Chatel, La Pacaudiere and Melay.

This page in French: Visiter Vivans

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