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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

Saint-Martin-la-Plaine - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire

Small sunny common between Loire and Rhône.

Geographical information

Latitude45.5442960 (N 45° 32’ 39”)
Longitude4.5955880 (E 4° 35’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 257m to 630m
Surface area9.70 km²
Population3783 inhabitants
Density390 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Etienne (26 km, 28 min)
Insee code42259
IntercommunalityCA Saint Etienne Métropole
TerritoryLyonnais, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Rive-de-Gier3.5 km (8 min)
Genilac4.2 km (8 min)
Saint-Joseph4.2 km (6 min)
Lorette6.5 km (10 min)
Châteauneuf6.5 km (9 min)
Chagnon7.2 km (12 min)
La Grand-Croix7.9 km (9 min)
Tartaras8.5 km (11 min)
Farnay9.1 km (15 min)
Saint-Romain-en-Jarez10 km (14 min)
Dargoire10 km (15 min)
Trèves10 km (15 min)
L'Horme10.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Jarez10.4 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Tower of Jealousy.


The zoo known for its gorillas.

The Murin, Blacksmith House, a museum space dedicated to the history of blacksmithing.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Museum of the Forge all weekends from April to November.

Feast of forging May

Summer of words the first week of June


The Murin, Blacksmith House
The Murin, Blacksmith House
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The Murin - View from above
The Murin - View from above
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City Council Saint-Martin-la-Plaine
City Council Saint-Martin-la-Plaine
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Tour de Saint-Martin
Tour de Saint-Martin
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Church of Saint-Martin - Details portal
Church of Saint-Martin - Details portal
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The nail in the entrance of Saint-Martin
The nail in the entrance of Saint-Martin
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Input Saint-Martin-la-Plaine - Table : life at the forge
Input Saint-Martin-la-Plaine - Table : life at the forge
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Wednesday 20 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 18°C
Thursday 21 september
Min. 4°C - Max. 25°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 25°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to the Domaine de Prapin - Coteaux du Lyonnais
Local flavoursFreeTaluyers (13.6 km)
Tour of a sustainable saffron farm
Local flavours1 € to 6 € La Gimond (13.6 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (30 km)
Lyon Pass: Tours, Transportation, Cultural Activities – 1,2 or 3 days
Culture and education24 € Lyon (30 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Lyon – 3 hours
Culture and education61 € Lyon (30 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (10.1 km)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (13 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h30Thurins (15.8 km)
Heritage tour in St Symphorien sur Coise
HikeEasy25 minPomeys (16.6 km)
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (22 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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