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TownNoirétableCervières at 4.4 km (8 min)
Insee code42159Saint-Julien-la-Vêtre at 5.3 km (5 min)
Postcode42440Saint-Jean-la-Vêtre at 5.7 km (10 min)
Latitude45.8167640Les Salles at 6.5 km (7 min)
Longitude3.7664200Saint-Priest-la-Vêtre at 7.2 km (8 min)
AltitudeFrom 656 to 1351 metersChampoly at 9.4 km (9 min)
Surface40.34 km²Viscomtat at 9.8 km (13 min)
Population1739 inhabitantsChabreloche at 9.8 km (9 min)
Density43 inhabitants/km²Vollore-Montagne at 10.5 km (13 min)
National labelSaint-Didier-sur-Rochefort at 10.8 km (13 min)
Chief townSaint-Etienne (at 88 km, 58 min)Saint-Thurin at 10.8 km (10 min)
DepartmentLoireArconsat at 12.2 km (14 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town


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Noirétable, a town of about 1800 inhabitants in the heart of the Monts du Forez is a choke point between the Rhône -Alpes and Auvergne. It is a welcoming town that is growing and is becoming the engine of the mountains of Drill. The town is a member of the Community of Municipalities of Upper Mountain Drill Drill and also to the Country and Regional Park Livradois Drill.

Infrastructure (schools, college forest, police, nursing home, train station, medical center...), its utility as well ( home services ), private ( trade, crafts...), its business and its Casino, make an independent and autonomous market town.

30 associations that exist in the town are a sign of friendliness, August 15 holiday, highlight of village life allows everyone to come together and work together.

This tourist site, as the leisure of the Plan d'Eau de la Roche, the monastery of the Hermitage, forests and hiking trails are great assets. The welcome from its people is recognized and appreciated by those new to the village.


For relaxation and nature side, you can go hiking on one of the many trails through Noirétable and forests that hide many treasures. You can also take a ride on the side of the water for a swim in July and August, or a fishing trip.

For entertainment side, go to the Casino! The chance may be with you.

For discovery, nothing better than a round side in the same village Noirétable. You can discover his church in the fifteenth - seventeenth century, the House of Local History located at City Hall, and the wash of Conche renovated by Aqua Petra association. If you want a little height, you can also walk on the side of Notre- Dame de l'Hermitage.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Noirétable
Information pointsTourist Office of the Montagnes du Haut-Forez
Leisure centresCasino of Noirétable
Natural sitesWood of the Faye


Every Saturday morning market in the town of Noirétable.

The weekend of August 15: Feast of the village with gourmet market, entertainment, parade...

Every 2 years since 2008, in May : Festival Stunned The Trunks : 2 days, highlighting the wood of the forest, with permanent stalls sculptor, artisans, turner. Concerts, shows, dress parade wooden...


Cervières : charming medieval village with its church of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Heritage Trail will make you discover Renaissance facades, stalls, doors Gothic remains of fortifications, houses local history, Calvary Chapel...

House Grenadières to Cervieres : Since 1886, the inhabitants of the township of Noirétable are handed a rare and little known trade : the embroidery with gold thread. These ladies running series emblem of the police and firefighters, " Grenada ".

Col de la Loge : Discover bogs and moors in the Haut -Forez. Known as " sensitive natural area " by the General Council, to 1253 m above sea level, it offers a unique environment in its diversity. On site hiking whose GR3, and in winter, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding.

Pele peak, which rises to 1,348 m above sea level and offers a unique view of all the mountains of Upper Drill.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshopCraftFreeArconsat (8 km)
Adventure trail in the heightsSports sensationsFrom 14 € to 18 €Cunlhat (28 km)

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Monday 22 December
Min. -2°C - Max. 6°C
Tuesday 23 December
Min. -2°C - Max. 9°C
Wednesday 24 December
Min. -3°C - Max. 6°C


Auvergnat restaurantLe Chaudron  
Located in the French capital of cutlery, Le Chaudron restaurant welcomes you in a cozy and friendly atmosphere. The place is an old renovated building, with its exposed beams and stonework....
Located 17.5 km from Noirétable24 € per person 

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Farm with 4 bedroomsGirard    
You love nature, tranquility, walking, visiting, strolling.. At the top of Parc Naturel Régional du Livradois Drill, Michel Girard offers 4 bedrooms and breakfast (3épis) in an old...
Located 18.9 km from Noirétable49 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Faye - Vertolaye    
At the top of a hill in the middle of a natural park “Livradois-Forez”, the Toscana of the Auvergne, the small farm, which dates back to the 18th century is a place to relax or to participate...
Located 19.5 km from Noirétable60 € the double room 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsChez gillou  
Bed and breakfast.
Located 20 km from NoirétableFrom 40 € to 60 € the double room 

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Chalet for 6 personsLa Maison d'être  
A cottage-style chalet in a mountain village in the heart of the Pays d'Urfe, Loire (Rhone-Alpes).
Located 12.7 km from NoirétableFrom 370 € to 470 € per week 
House for 5 personsGite de vitré, gite de france  
Gite in the Loire near Roanne, between Clermont and Saint Etienne; stone completely renovated. This charming house is in the countryside, while comfort is installed. You'll feel right...
Located 19.8 km from NoirétableFrom 230 € to 420 € per week 
House for 8 personsMaison de campagne dans un petit village   NEW
Come and enjoy the joys of the season by renting our house in the village mill Cherier the heart of the mountains of the madeleine, ideally located close to Lyon St Etienne aotoroute...
Located 21 km from Noirétable270 € per week 

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65 places over 1,8 haCamping de Mars    
At the heart of the peninsula of Mars, this small family-oriented camping comfort, hospitality and quiet day and night will captivate you. The heated from May 1 to 30.09, a playground...
Located 25 km from NoirétableFrom 15 € to 25 € per day 
87 places over 3 haCamping d'arpheuilles    
Camping in Roanne, on Lake Villerest. It is located in a beautiful setting filled with greenery. The campsite has a private beach, 1 pool, wading pool, playground, mini golf, canoeing...
Located 25 km from NoirétableFrom 14.50 € to 22.50 € per day 
50 places over 2 haL'orée du lac    
Quiet, friendly camping friendly. Shaded. Located 5 km from Roanne and near Lake Villerest. On the lake you can swim fish navigate.
Located 29 km from NoirétableFrom 14 € to 16 € per day 

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Domaine de la Plagnette - Hotel in NoirétableDomaine de la Plagnette     
Les Salles
Featuring a garden, a children’s playground and a terrace, Domaine de la Plagnette*** is located in Les Salles, 30 km from Livradois-Forez Natural Park. Free WiFi access is available....
Located 5 km from NoirétableRoom from 74 €
Camping le Montbartoux - Hotel in NoirétableCamping le Montbartoux     
Camping le Montbartoux is 2 km from the centre of Vollore-Ville and an 8-minute drive from Courpière. It offers self-catering accommodation, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant...
Located 11.8 km from NoirétableRoom from 35 €
Hotel La Vie En Rose - Hotel in NoirétableHotel La Vie En Rose 
Le Brugeron
Offering a restaurant, Hotel La Vie En Rose is located in Le Brugeron. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and a wardrobe. The private bathroom...
Located 12.1 km from NoirétableRoom from 43 €

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Les Palatines
Les Palatines is located just 15 minutes from the centre of Saint-Etienne and 5 minutes from la Place Bellevue and the tram stop. It offers free Wi-Fi...
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