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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
TerritoryLyonnais, Massif Central
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

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)
L'Étrat12 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Place of Liberty
Place of Liberty
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Church of Saint Peter
Church of Saint Peter
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House of the Chanoines
House of the Chanoines
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Garden of plants
Garden of plants
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Old Hotel Dieu
Old Hotel Dieu
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Church of Our Lady
Church of Our Lady
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City Hall of Saint-Chamond
City Hall of Saint-Chamond
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Church of Our Lady
Church of Our Lady
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City Hall
City Hall
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Multimedia Library of Saint-Chamond
Multimedia Library of Saint-Chamond
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Rond point du Rencontres
Rond point du Rencontres
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Train station of Saint-Chamond
Train station of Saint-Chamond
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Skate park of Saint-Chamond
Skate park of Saint-Chamond
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Gametech Lounge
Gametech Lounge
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Weather

Thursday 30 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 21°C
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Friday 31 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 18°C
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Saturday 1 april
Min. 5°C - Max. 12°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit of a saffron farm in sustainable agriculture
Local flavours1 € to 6 € La Gimond (11.3 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (28 km)
Travel in Velay Express, historic steam railway
Entertainment15 € to 18 € Raucoules (36 km)
Traditional Thai well-being massage
Well-being60 € Lyon (39 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Heritage tour in St Symphorien sur Coise
HikeEasy25 minPomeys (18.6 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (20 km)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (21 km)
Le lac du Ternay
HikeIntermediate2h05Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay (22 km)
La Croix de Chirol
HikeAthletic4h10Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay (23 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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