Roche-la-Moliere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Roche-la-Moliere: highlights and tourist information

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Roche-la-Moliere 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 5 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Roche-la-Moliere is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 5 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roche-la-Moliere, 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 Roche-la-Moliere 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 Roche-la-Moliere

Markets in and near Roche-la-Moliere

Market days in Roche-la-Moliere: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Roche-la-Moliere: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Le Chambon-Feugerolles: market Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Firminy: market Thursday all day & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (6km)
  • Unieux: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Just-Malmont: market Sunday & (11km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (12km)

More information about Roche-la-Moliere, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Roche-la-Moliere, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (50km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Galmier (18km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (25km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (53km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (30km)
  • Parc de Gerland (54km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (20km)
  • Oeillon Crest (23km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (39km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (24km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (56km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roche-la-Moliere

Canton: Saint-Étienne-Nord-Ouest-2

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42230

Distance to Roche-la-Moliere

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 640 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Roche-la-Moliere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Firminy, Fraisses, La Ricamarie, La Tour-en-Jarez, Le Chambon-Feugerolles, Saint-Etienne, Saint-Genest-Lerpt, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, Unieux and Villars.

This page in French: Visiter Roche-la-Moliere