Roanne travel guide
Visit Roanne: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Semur-en-Brionnais at 24 km from Roanne
Location: Roanne is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 72 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Roanne is 338 km from Paris and 569 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Roanne: weekly market: Sunday & Friday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Roanne: these include Semur-en-Brionnais at 24 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 31 km. Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) is a listed religious monument at 13 km and Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) is a listed religious monument at 15 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Roanne, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Roanne
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Roanne.
Note that all distances from Roanne shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Roanne holidays and travel
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Markets near Roanne
- Roanne: market every Sunday & Friday (0km)
- Le Coteau: market every Wednesday (2km)
- Charlieu: market every Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
- Cours-la-Ville: market every Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (20km)
- Amplepuis: market every Tuesday (22km)
- Marcigny: market every Monday (25km)
- Balbigny: market every Monday (27km)
- Chauffailles: market every Friday (27km)
- Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market every Monday (31km)
- La Clayette: market every Tuesday (32km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Roanne and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Roanne map below.
Recommended Detour Charlieu (15km); Lapalisse (41km)
Religious Monument Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (13km); Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (15km); Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (18km); Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (24km); Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (31km); Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (33km); Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (34km); Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (36km); Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (37km)
Remarkable Garden Le jardin de Zéphyr (31km); Jardin du château de Chaumont (33km); Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (34km); Les Jardins du château de Drée (35km)
Village D'etape Lapalisse (41km)
Map of places to visit near Roanne & Location Information
Distance to Roanne
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 72 km
from Paris: 338 km
from Calais: 569 km
from Nice: 362 km
from Bordeaux: 387 km
from Strasbourg: 396 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Roanne): Commelle-Vernay, Le Coteau, Mably, Notre-Dame-de-Boisset, Parigny, Perreux, Riorges, Saint-Leger-sur-Roanne, Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset and Villerest.
For driving distances to Roanne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Roanne