The Roannais, my destination ...

Nature & Outdoor

Between land and water, nature makes the heart of Roannais beat faster and offers great prospects for discovery and change of scenery. The Plateau de la Verrerie bears witness to this: this Natura 2000 site impresses with the great variety of species that coexist in peat bogs.

Stroll around the dam site

Stroll around the dam site

Gastronomy

Le Roannais is also a multi-faceted gourmet story. From wine from the Côte Roannaise to Andouille de Charlieu, our local specialties will delight your taste buds.

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Fall for a Bertrand Chocolatier dome

Heritage

In its postcard decor, the Château de la Roche perfectly symbolizes the finest things the Roannais has to offer to take you back in time. The territory also gives pride of place to priories and abbeys, signs of an important monastic and spiritual past.

Take a walk in Saint-Haon-le-Châtel

Take a walk in Saint-Haon-le-Châtel

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Ready to succumb to the Roannais territory? Find and book your accommodation, tours, activities online and enjoy!

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The Roannais is festive ... Do not miss the major events of the year where gastronomy, culture, know-how, leisure and traditions are in the spotlight to concoct an unforgettable program of outings.

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Festi'Noël - Illuminations

From Dec. 6 2021 to 31 Dec. 2021

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Live Drama

Paper lives

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Festi'Noël - Star

From Dec. 6 2021 to 20 Dec. 2021

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Ephemeral art craft shop

From Dec. 6 2021 to 12 Dec. 2021

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Riorges lights up

From 6 Dec. 2021 to Jan 2, 2022

Riorges

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Festi'Noël - Chalets des associations

From Dec. 6 2021 to 24 Dec. 2021

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Market

Christmas market

From Dec. 6 2021 to 12 Dec. 2021

Charlieu

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Festi'Noël - Vitrines de Roanne

From Dec. 6 2021 to 20 Dec. 2021

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Le Roannais, 1 hour from Lyon

Le Roannais, a lovely destination, is ideal for disconnecting and having fun for a weekend. In addition to its gastronomic assets, there is a real cultural dimension and an art of living. In barely an hour from Lyon, Saint-Etienne or Clermont-Ferrand, the contrast is striking: green plains, hills with generous shapes, little architectural gems in warm colors like the not-so-distant South, the mysterious Loire and charming ...