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Welcome to Casino Saint-Galmier
Housed in a traditional mansion from the beginning of the century, the Casino Le Lion Blanc is a perfect combination of gourmet and entertainment. Give yourself a homecoming ... The Casino organizes games and shows to sparkle your business events in a friendly atmosphere!
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WELLNESS AND RELAXATION
Discover our regular entertainment in the games room, as well as our show and theater dinners. On sunny days, enjoy the terrace and a well-deserved break by the pool!
Restaurants & Bar
Boulevard du Docteur Cousin, 42330 Saint-Galmier
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Culture and heritage
Saint-Galmier is a city full of history which is part of the "100 most beautiful detours of France". Its flowering is rewarded by a classification 4 flowers since 1999.
The city has a remarkable natural heritage including its rose garden and municipal park so follow us and welcome to the city that sparkles.
The rose garden extends 7000 square meters, where 300 varieties of old roses flourish, you will appreciate the calm and the serenity of the places during your stroll. You can take the height from the observatory, to admire the extent of the garden and the clear view of the Monts du Forez.
Invitation to escape in the heart of 26,500 m² of greenery in the heart of the town of Saint Galmier, there are more than 149 trees, some centenarians who will punctuate your journey. This park combines pedestrian paths, living spaces and leisure. In summer, you will also enjoy its mini-golf, the swimming pool and the esplanade, which is ideal for pétanque parties.
The heritage of the city by its diversity is of great wealth, staying in the center of the city you will pass many places of interest, such as the door Saint-Etienne (XIVth century), the Renaissance house (XVI-th century) classified historic monument. You will continue through the chapel of Our Lady of the Poor in the early sixteenth century, not to mention the cloister of the Ursuline convent dating from 1681. Second building of the city classified as historical monuments, the gate of the Currency. Do not finish your visit without a stop in the beautiful church of Saint Timothee, from the top of its steeple, culminating at 37 meters, you will enjoy a superb panorama of the city, the plain of Forez and the Monts du Lyonnais.
Saint-Galmier is a city rich in tradition, thanks to its anchorage in the heart of the Loire department.
In the heart of the city, an agricultural tradition perpetuated for several centuries, it is the fair of Saint Catherine. Organized every year in November, it keeps the codes of the fairs of yesteryear and ranks at the rank of second agricultural fair in the Rhône Alpes region. A gigantic farm then spreads throughout the city. It is an opportunity for farmers, showmen and restaurateurs to showcase their local products and know-how.
The textile industry is a flagship of the Loire department, which also makes it the third employer. This tradition in weaving is deeply rooted and diverse, historically, ribbon, silk, hosiery and hat. Today our know-how in the textile industry is represented in the luxury sector, ready-to-wear, but also specialized clothing such as technical sportswear and medical textiles. This tradition of weaving is notably counted in the Chapeau Museum. from Chazelles to Lyon, ten minutes from Saint Galmier and the Museum of Art and Industry of Saint-Etienne.
Wine & Gastronomy
Côtes du Forez
Saint-Galmier is a French commune with the authorization to produce the wines of the grape variety of Urfé, white, red and rosé. But the best known locally is the AOC Côte du Forez, for this you must get out of the city and go on a 45 km axis that crosses the city of Montbrison. On sandy soils from 400 to 600 meters above sea level, you will find mainly gamay, but also developed wines of pinot noir grapes, syrah, chardonnay but also viognier.
Saint-Galmier is the ideal place for snail lovers, as a local producer offers the snail in many forms and often based on local recipes. In addition to being able to savor them, it is an opportunity to visit this unusual breeding, made in parks based only on plants and without treatment.
37 bis route de Cuzieu
06 99 01 44 06
Marie Spices: Producer of Safran:
Take the road and leave Saint Galmier towards the village of La Gimond to discover a saffron. An unusual local culture, practiced with the greatest respect for biodiversity and natural resources. The saffron produces luxurious, will lift with finesse your sauces and dishes, for small and large occasions.
The product received the distinction of the product of the year 2017, awarded by the department of the Loire. You can buy this rare spice when visiting the saffron, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11h to 15h.
Marie Les Epices
672 Chemin du Charles
42140 La Gimond
06 26 03 25 65
Leisure and entertainment
Hippodrome Joseph Desjoyaux :
The ideal way to discover the world of horse races is to opt for the backstage tours of the Balfourer racecourse dating back to 1899. You will become unbeatable about the functioning of the balance room, you will visit the office of the commissioners race, meet the horses and their drivers. Want to attend the races whether during the day or at night thanks to the lighting of the track, do not forget to bet on the good horse.
Hippodrome Joseph Desjoyaux 52, route de Cuzieu 42330 Saint-Galmier
04 77 54 04 68
This international renowned company offers you a visit to the heart of its production site, lasting 2 hours, you can follow the thread of production step by step thanks to the explanations of an experienced guide. The vats with portholes will allow you to unravel the mystery of its bubbles. Don't forget to take a tasting break before a detour through the Badoit flagship store.
1 rue de la Dame Noire
42330 Saint Galmier
04 77 52 72 00
You will leave for a guided tour on the secrets of this prestigious craft, Pierre Marion the master of the place, will manufacture before your eyes unique pieces. Ancestral know-how that is perpetuated in the town and gives it a regional reputation.
At the end of your visit, you can have fun browsing the shop creations of the master glassmaker.
Avenue du 19 mars 1962
04 77 54 06 08
Saint-Galmier is full of charming small businesses located in the heart of its historic village.
You will particularly appreciate the shop of the artisan chocolatier Anthony Pailleux, with its innovative creations in chocolate and its products of high quality. You will be able to buy the iconic Badoit bottle in its chocolate version, an essential souvenir of your visit to Saint-Galmier.
Chocolaterie Anthony Pailleux
5 bis place de La Devise
04 77 35 88 63
A wide selection of tea, herbal teas and other delicatessen products await you at "La cuisine de Jeanne". You will also be able to pick up carefully selected tableware and take advantage of the good advice of the manager. Spices and teas that will make you travel the time of your break in the shop.
La Cuisine de Jeanne
17 rue Maurice André
04 77 52 19 69
Want to decorate or find a gift idea, take a round to the store "The air of nothing" which contains small wonders for all ages and all budgets. Presents selected with care, which will embellish your interior and will surely delight the people you decide to spoil.
L’air de rien
5 rue Didier Guetton
42330 Saint Galmier
04 27 64 66 02