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Montrond-les-Bains - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

Montrond-les-Bains, near Saint-Etienne and Lyon, is crossed by the RD1082, old N82: Route Bleue Paris-Côte d'Azur which symbolizes moving towards the Mediterranean.

Water by its location on the Loire River City, it is also its hydromineral resource that had sealed his fate spa in 1885.

City of wellness and relaxation through its health facilities "the Baths" and fitness "The Iléades".

City heritage: medieval castle, churches, viaduct.

Convention city, culture, recreation and relaxation.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.6444180 (N 45° 38’ 40”)
Longitude4.2314360 (E 4° 13’ 53”)
AltitudeFrom 333m to 369m
Surface area10.11 km²
Population4952 inhabitants
Density489 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Etienne (34 km, 28 min)
Insee code42149
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Saint Galmier

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-André-le-Puy2.8 km (6 min)
Marclopt4 km (6 min)
Boisset-lès-Montrond4.2 km (7 min)
Cuzieu5.2 km (7 min)
Bellegarde-en-Forez5.6 km (8 min)
Chalain-le-Comtal5.6 km (9 min)
Saint-Laurent-la-Conche5.9 km (7 min)
Unias6.5 km (9 min)
Rivas6.9 km (8 min)
Magneux-Haute-Rive7 km (7 min)
Grézieux-le-Fromental7.3 km (8 min)
L'Hôpital-le-Grand8 km (10 min)
Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes8 km (13 min)
Craintilleux8.7 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

The medieval castle (1173) was built by the Counts of Forez.

The Postal Museum Drill.

The museum space.

The Romanesque church of Saint-Pierre Meylieu (XI).

The Saint-Roch (XV) church.

The viaduct - a remnant of the old railway line Lyon - Montbrison commissioning January 17, 1876.

The thermal baths and the centennial park.

The Iléades - Health Spa for relaxation and well-being.

The casino Joa new generation - Games - Food - muti-leisure spaces - Bowling - Craft Beer.

The Foreziales - Cuturel Centre.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

International Grand Prix "Young Talents" Piano and Accordion in March.

Summer Park and the animated medieval castle (every Sunday in July and August) - Activities for children - Concerts.

People dance on July 14 and August 15.

Medieval festival every two years the first weekend of August.

Feast, funfair, bicycle race and fireworks on the third Sunday in August.

Santa Claus Village in December.


Medieval Castle
Medieval Castle
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Anzieux the Thermal Park
Anzieux the Thermal Park
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Les Thermes
Les Thermes
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The Iléades
The Iléades
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 5°C
Thursday 5 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C
Friday 6 march
Min. -3°C - Max. 7°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Salva Terra Medieval Park
Culture and education13 € Haute-Rivoire (15.1 km)
Treetop adventure trail in the Pilat
Sports sensations18 € Pélussin (40 km)
Horse ride in Green Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 200 € Chamelet (42 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
CraftsFreeArconsat (47 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Culture and education69 € Lyon (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (34 km)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (36 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (36 km)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice, Pêt d'Âne and La Roche Castle
Car itineraryEasy5h00Cordelle (36 km)
Mars Peninsula
HikeEasy3h00Cordelle (36 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals