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La Bénisson-Dieu

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

La Bénisson-Dieu - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Bénisson-Dieu
Latitude46.1510710 (N 46° 9’ 4”)
Longitude4.0447550 (E 4° 2’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 255m to 344m
Surface area11.12 km²
Population450 inhabitants
Density40 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Etienne (98 km, 1h17)
Insee code42016
IntercommunalityCC Charlieu-Belmont Communauté
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Noailly3.5 km (6 min)
Briennon4 km (6 min)
Pouilly-sous-Charlieu6 km (9 min)
Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu7.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Germain-Lespinasse8.9 km (10 min)
Vivans9.8 km (15 min)
Iguerande10.2 km (12 min)
Saint-Pierre-la-Noaille10.7 km (12 min)
Vougy10.9 km (14 min)
Charlieu11.2 km (15 min)
Mably11.9 km (13 min)
Saint-Romain-la-Motte12.3 km (15 min)
Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse12.5 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points


Abbey of the 12th and its remarkable roof
Abbey of the 12th and its remarkable roof
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Chasuble 16th set in space Treasury
Chasuble 16th set in space Treasury
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Abbey on its north face
Abbey on its north face
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Detail of pinnacle
Detail of pinnacle
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Carriage ride in South Burgundy
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 390 € Tancon (16.9 km)
Buy beef straight from the farm
Local flavours118 € Saint-Julien-de-Civry (30 km)
Visit the House of the Charolais
Culture and education350 € to 750 € Charolles (38 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (39 km)
Horse ride in Green Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors45 € to 200 € Chamelet (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (13.7 km)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (23 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (23 km)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice, Pêt d'Âne and La Roche Castle
Car itineraryEasy5h00Cordelle (23 km)
Mars Peninsula
HikeEasy3h00Cordelle (23 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals