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Vougy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vougy in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 18 km from Vougy

Visit Vougy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 18 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vougy, 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 Vougy 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 18 km (direction ), 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 24 km (direction north-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
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 39 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
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
 
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Oingt

Oingt

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

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

See Oingt guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

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

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

See Lapalisse guide
Theize

Theize

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Anse

Anse

at 50 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 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Vougy

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Markets in and near Vougy

  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (16km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (19km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (20km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (32km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Vougy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (6km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (18km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (32km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (50km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (53km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (25km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (26km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (27km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (54km)
  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vougy is in the eastern-center of France at 77 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Vougy is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vougy

Canton: Charlieu

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42720

Distance to Vougy

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briennon, Charlieu, La Benisson-Dieu, Mably, Nandax, Pouilly-sous-Charlieu, Saint-Hilaire-sous-Charlieu and Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu.

This page in French: Visiter Vougy

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