Riorges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Riorges: highlights and tourist information

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Riorges is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 73 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Riorges is 338 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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Map of places to visit near Riorges

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)

More information about Riorges, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Riorges, France

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)

Geography and distances

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