Roche travel guide
Visit Roche: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Ambert at 17 km from Roche
Location: Roche is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 40 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Roche is 380 km from Paris and 613 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Roche: these include Ambert at 17 km and Livradois-Forez Regional Park at 28 km. Col des Pradeaux is a listed site of natural beauty at 13 km and Ambert is a listed recommended detour at 17 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 Roche, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Roche
La Chaise-Dieu 38km
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Roche.
Note that all distances from Roche shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Roche holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Roche
- Montbrison: market every Saturday (10km)
- Boen: market every Thursday (15km)
- Ambert: market every Thursday (18km)
- Sury-le-Comtal: market every Wednesday (21km)
- Montrond-les-Bains: market every Thursday (23km)
- Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market every Friday (23km)
- Usson-en-Forez: market every Sunday (25km)
- Feurs: market every Tuesday (26km)
- Andrezieux-Boutheon: market every Tuesday (26km)
- Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
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 Roche and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Roche map below.
Most Beautiful Village Lavaudieu (55km)
National Monument Aulteribe Chateau (39km)
Recommended Detour Ambert (17km); Saint-Galmier (29km); Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (40km)
Regional Natural Parc Livradois-Forez (27km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin de l’écomusée (25km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Thiers (41km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Col des Pradeaux (13km)
Town Of Art And History Saint-Etienne (39km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (29km)
Map of places to visit near Roche & Location Information
Distance to Roche
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 40 km
from Paris: 380 km
from Calais: 613 km
from Nice: 338 km
from Bordeaux: 364 km
from Strasbourg: 438 km
* distances are direct not by road!
For driving distances to Roche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Roche