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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!



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Malleval guide


at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


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
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


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


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

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

See Eveux guide


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


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


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


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


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)

More information about La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay, Rhone-Alpes

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 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)

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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