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La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pelussin at 8 km from La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay

Visit La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay: highlights and tourist information

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La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 8 km and Malleval at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Pelussin

Pelussin

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 15 km (direction west)

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west)

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne...

See Vienne (town) guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums,...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette...

See Eveux guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire

Map of places to visit near La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay

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Markets in and near La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay

  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (6km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (12km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay, France

What to do at La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (36km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (23km)
  • Saint-Galmier (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (6km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (39km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (40km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (6km)
  • Perdrix Crest (7km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (43km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (34km)
  • Ecully (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (11km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (34km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay

Canton: Grand-Croix

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42740

Distance to La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 410 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Doizieux, Farnay, La Valla-en-Gier, Saint-Chamond and Saint-Paul-en-Jarez.

This page in French: Visiter La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay

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