SAINT ETENNE & THE SURROUNDING REGION

An invitation to travel...
The only French town to have been awarded UNESCO City of Design status, Saint-Etienne is a city of nuances and vision, creation and design at the heart of a green metropolitan area comprising 45 communes.

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The Stade Geoffroy Guichard and the Musée des Verts

This legendary stadium, built in 1931, is an international icon for its supporters who are renowned for their unparalleled fervour.
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The southern gorges of the River Loire

The Gorges de la Loire have incredible ecological wealth. The 4000ha site marks the boundary between the Velay mountains and the plain.
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Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier, wordly famous architect, considered as on of the founder of modern architecture, has chosen Firminy to design the greatest architectural site in Europe.
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Saint-Etienne Design

In 2010, Saint-Etienne joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network - the first French city and the second European city to join, after Berlin.
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Saint-Etienne’s national museums

Saint-Étienne reveals its riches and diversity through its museums, which not only bear witness to a flourishing industrial past but also look to the future and modernity.
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