Riotord tourism and travel guide

Photo of Riotord in Haute-Loire

Visit Riotord: highlights and tourist information

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Riotord is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Riotord is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 6 km and Saint-Etienne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Riotord, 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 Riotord in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Riotord

Markets in and near Riotord

Market days in Riotord: weekly market: Friday;

  • Riotord: market Friday (0km)
  • Dunieres: market Friday (5km)
  • Montfaucon-en-Velay: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Saint-Victor-Malescours: market Saturday (10km)
  • Raucoules: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Genest-Malifaux: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (13km)
  • Bourg-Argental: market Thursday (14km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (16km)

More information about Riotord, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Riotord, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Riotord.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (40km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (45km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (40km)
  • Jardin japonais (47km)
  • Parc Jouvet (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (24km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (46km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (52km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Riotord

Canton: Montfaucon-en-Velay

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43220

Distance to Riotord

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dunieres, Marlhes, Saint-Julien-Molhesabate, Saint-Regis-du-Coin, Saint-Romain-Lachalm and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez.

This page in French: Visiter Riotord