Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Loire

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Loire. This cosmopolitan city is known for its golfing, casino gaming and zoo. Take in top local attractions such as Musee des Beaux-Arts and Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Loire

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Loire a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Volerie du Forez (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Forez Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Superflu Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Mini Train des Monts du Lyonnais (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Prabouré (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Beal Pass (18.6 mi / 30 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Loire

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Loire is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Violay Wildlife Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Lac des Sapins (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • La Catiche du Lac d'Aubusson d'Auvergne (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
  • Parc Naturel Regional Livradois-Forez (28.8 mi / 46.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Loire

The nearest airport is in Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), which is 43.8 mi (70.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Le Coteau Feurs Station, Balbigny Station and Montrond-les-Bains Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Loire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 661 holiday rentals around Loire. From 368 holiday houses to 48 bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Loire is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Loire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Loire. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • St-Étienne-Carnot (Station): 207 holiday rentals
  • Tartaras: 46 holiday rentals
  • Chirassimont: 44 holiday rentals
  • La Côte-En-Couzan: 68 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Étienne: 124 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Loire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Loire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Loire with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Tartaras: 46 holiday homes
  • Chirassimont: 44 holiday homes
  • La Côte-En-Couzan: 68 holiday homes
  • Saint-Étienne: 124 holiday homes
  • Roanne: 76 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Loire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Loire are:

  • Renaison Airport (RNE): 223 holiday houses
  • Boutheon Airport (EBU): 194 holiday houses
  • Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Airport (XYD): 1,047 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Loire?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Loire. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St-Étienne-Carnot (Station): 207 holiday rentals
  • Visites guidees theatralisees de Joyeuse: 242 holiday rentals
  • University Hospital of Saint-Etienne: 195 holiday rentals
  • La Maison des Grenadières: 230 holiday rentals
  • Musée des Beaux-arts et d'Archéologie Joseph-Déchelette: 205 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Loire listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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