St-Étienne attractions

Mine in St-Étienne

Musée de la Mine

An old industrial mining site that was once the lifeblood of St-Étienne has been transformed into a fascinating exhibition complex. On a 75-minute guided tour (available in French only), you'll get a peek behind the…
Wildlife Reserve in St-Étienne

Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat

In the mood for a rural escape? Make a beeline for the Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat, which spills across 650 sq km between Lyon and St-Étienne. A haven for ramblers and ecotourists, it's peppered with stuck-in-tim…
Museum in St-Étienne

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain

The country’s second-largest Art Moderne museum after Paris’ Centre Pompidou, this museum features an exceptional collection of 20th-century and contemporary paintings, sculptures and photographs. It's in St-Priest-…
Museum in St-Étienne

Musée d'Art e d'Industrie

Set in a palatial 19th-century building, this museum showcases St-Étienne's three big industries back in the day, namely bicycles, ribbons and guns! Despite the disparate topics, the thoughtfully designed displays p…
Museum in St-Étienne

Cité du Design

Find out about the Biennale Internationale Design fair and browse diverse, regularly changing exhibitions at the Cité du Design, in a gleaming glass-and-steel building; take tram T1 or T2 to the Cité du Design stop.…