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Saint-Chamond

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

Saint-Chamond - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire
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At the end of the first millennium Saint-Chamond its origins. Third joint of the Loire, Saint-Chamond identifies 35,608 inhabitants in an area of 5488 hectares. Located at the gates of the Pilat Regional Nature Park, between Lyon and Saint-Etienne, Saint-Chamond is rich with a large network of associations, with a cultural and sporting life very active.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Chamond
Postcode42400
Tourism label
Latitude45.4760880 (N 45° 28’ 34”)
Longitude4.5127119 (E 4° 30’ 46”)
AltitudeFrom 326m to 1051m
Surface area54.88 km²
Population36180 inhabitants
Density659 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Etienne (14.3 km, 21 min)
Insee code42207
IntercommunalityCA Saint Etienne Métropole
DepartmentLoire
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

L'Horme4 km (9 min)
La Grand-Croix6 km (7 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Jarez6.1 km (12 min)
Sorbiers6.7 km (11 min)
Lorette7.4 km (10 min)
La Talaudière7.4 km (11 min)
Cellieu7.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds7.6 km (13 min)
La Valla-en-Gier8.8 km (16 min)
Farnay10.4 km (16 min)
Genilac11 km (13 min)
Rive-de-Gier11.1 km (14 min)
Valfleury11.3 km (19 min)
La Tour-en-Jarez11.4 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Freedom Square
Freedom Square
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St. Peter
St. Peter
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House Canons
House Canons
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Garden Plant
Garden Plant
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Old City God
Old City God
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Notre Dame
Notre Dame
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City Hall Saint-Chamond
City Hall Saint-Chamond
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Notre Dame
Notre Dame
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Town Hall
Town Hall
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Library of Saint-Chamond
Library of Saint-Chamond
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Rond Point for Dating
Rond Point for Dating
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Coach Saint-Chamond
Coach Saint-Chamond
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Skate Park Saint-Chamond
Skate Park Saint-Chamond
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (28 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (40 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Lyon – 3 hours
Culture and education61 € Lyon (40 km)
Half-Day in the Beaujolais Region: Vineyard Tours & Wine Tasting
Local flavours77 € Lyon (40 km)
Guided tour of Lyon and its region
Culture and education100 € to 180 € Lyon (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Heritage tour in St Symphorien sur Coise
HikeEasy45 minSaint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17.9 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (20 km)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (21 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (25 km)
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (27 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels