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 features

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 rentals are available around Loire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 659 holiday lettings around Loire. From 374 houses to 49 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Poncins: 53 holiday homes
  • Coutouvre: 64 holiday homes
  • Chirassimont: 44 holiday homes
  • Pradines: 67 holiday homes
  • Chavanay: 64 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Loire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Poncins: 53 holiday lettings
  • Coutouvre: 64 holiday lettings
  • Chirassimont: 44 holiday lettings
  • Pradines: 67 holiday lettings
  • Chavanay: 64 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Loire are:

  • Boutheon Airport (EBU): 194 self catering accommodations
  • Renaison Airport (RNE): 223 self catering accommodations
  • Vienne (XVI): 231 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Loire? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Loire. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles Station: 216 holiday rentals
  • Pilat Regional Natural Park: 258 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Victor-Thizy Station: 184 holiday rentals
  • Bastie d'Urfe Castle: 175 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Saint Charles Borromeo: 212 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Loire listed on 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 accommodations.

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