Vougy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vougy in Loire

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

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Vougy 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 Vougy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 18 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 24 km.

Vougy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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 Chateau de...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


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 of Anzy-le-Duc...

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 the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


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

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide


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 villages in the...

See Oingt guide


at 40 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


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

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

See Theize guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide


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

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

See Chateldon guide


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

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

See Belleville guide


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

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

See Anse guide


at 50 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 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


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

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

See Thiers guide

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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)

More information about Vougy, Rhone-Alpes

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)

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