By car

From Saint-Étienne (35 km, around 40 mins)

A47, to Exit no. 12 in Rive-de-Gier, across Rive-de-Gier then D30 to Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez.

From Lyon (45 km, around 50 mins) 

A7 Motorway, then head to Saint-Étienne by A47 to exit no. 11 in Rive-de-Gier, then D30 to Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez.

From the Rhône Valley

RN 86. In Chavanay, D7 towards Pélussin, Col de Pavezin, then D30 to Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez.

GPS coordinates : 45∞ 28’45” North 4∞ 38’50” East

On the spot

  • Visitor car park.
  • Reserved parking for coaches.
  • Charging station for electric cars.

The Chartreuse Site is not served by public transport. Carpooling is an interesting option.

Get close to the Site by public transport and finish by taxi or bicycle, or even on foot.

By train 

The nearest SNCF train station is located in Rive-de-Gier, 9 km from the Chartreuse Site.

By regional bus 

  • Lines L40 (coming from Vienne) and L41 (coming from Annonay) serve Pélussin, 10 km by bicycle, 13.5 km by car.
  • The L42 line (coming from Roussillon or Chuyer) serves the Col de Pavezin, 3.5 km on foot or by bike, 5 km by car..

By bus 

Use the STAS network (Urban transport of Saint-Étienne Métropole) to Rive-de-Gier and Châteauneuf.

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