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Riorges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Riorges in Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 25 km from Riorges

Visit Riorges: highlights and tourist information

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Riorges is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 25 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Riorges, 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 Riorges in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations...

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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 41 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

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Thiers

Thiers

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 46 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

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Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 46 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 48 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the...

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide

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Map of places to visit near Riorges

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Markets in and near Riorges

  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (26km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (27km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (29km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (29km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Riorges, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (34km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (35km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Riorges is in the eastern-center of France at 73 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Riorges is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Riorges

Canton: Roanne-Sud

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42153

Distance to Riorges

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Riorges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commelle-Vernay, Le Coteau, Lentigny, Mably, Ouches, Parigny, Pouilly-les-Nonains, Roanne, Saint-Leger-sur-Roanne, Saint-Romain-la-Motte, Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset and Villerest.

This page in French: Visiter Riorges

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