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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.4396950 (N 45° 26’ 23”)
Longitude4.3871779 (E 4° 23’ 14”)
AltitudeFrom 422m to 1117m
Surface area79.97 km²
Population174587 inhabitants
Density2183 inhabitants/km²
Insee code42218
IntercommunalityCA Saint Etienne Métropole

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Priest-en-Jarez5.2 km (12 min)
Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds5.4 km (12 min)
Saint-Genest-Lerpt6.3 km (15 min)
L'Étrat6.7 km (14 min)
Villars6.7 km (15 min)
La Tour-en-Jarez7.2 km (16 min)
La Ricamarie7.9 km (15 min)
La Talaudière8 km (15 min)
Roche-la-Molière8.2 km (15 min)
Sorbiers9.5 km (19 min)
Planfoy11.2 km (17 min)
La Fouillouse11.3 km (17 min)
Le Chambon-Feugerolles11.6 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Museum of Modern Art.

Mine Museum.

Museum of Art and Industry.

Museum of Old Saint-Étienne.

Cité du Design.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

International Design Biennial in March.

Words and Music Festival in May.


The city view Guizay
The city view Guizay
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat.

Site Le Corbusier in Firminy.

Gorges de la Loire.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop adventure trail in the Pilat
Sports sensations18 € Pélussin (18.7 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in the Ardèche
Nature and the great outdoors169 € to 210 € Annonay (30 km)
Salva Terra Medieval Park
Culture and education13 € Haute-Rivoire (31 km)
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabin
Entertainment8 € Lapte (33 km)
Segway trip
Entertainment30 € Tence (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (30 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (34 km)
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (37 km)
Trees and legends in the Loire gorges
HikeEasy45 minRetournac (38 km)
Yssingeaux Pur Suc - Saint-Roch Hill
HikeEasy1h30Yssingeaux (39 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals