So you know Loire Forez like the back of your hand? Then it’s time to explore the neighbouring regions. From the Roanne to the Pilat region, from the Livradois mountains to the rolling Monts du Lyonnais, we’ve selected the most beautiful spots for you to consider!
A land of contrasts due to its undulating terrain, located in the heart of the Loire department, the Forez-Est destination is the result of cooperation between 42 municipalities. From 300 to 1,000 metres above sea level, this green and abundant land with a thousand different aspects, stretches from the Forez plain, which is crossed by the Loire River in the west, to the Monts du Lyonnais in the east; from the thermal spa of Montrond-les-Bains in the south to Mont Boussuivre in Violay and its famous Matagrin Tower in the north.
The Livradois-Forez Park is an unfenced area in the east of the Auvergne. It borders Clermont-Ferrand and Vichy, includes Thiers, the capital of cutlery, Billom and its Auvergne Tuscany, Ambert and its strange round town hall, La Chaise Dieu and its abbey
Le Parc naturel régional du Pilat
Pilat is a land of contrasts with magnificent viewpoints, culminating at 1,432m at the Crêt de la Perdrix, cradled by both the Mediterranean and mountain climates. Breathe, smell, contemplate and listen to the silence…
Just 1 hour from the hustle and bustle of the city, be lulled into a soothing and rejuvenating green setting. Are you looking for a nice place to spend a weekend with your family? Or for a romantic stay for two? The Roannais is easily accessible and will meet all your expectations. The tourist offers revolve around three themes: gastronomy, nature and heritage.
Les Monts du Lyonnais
A mid-mountain region to the east of the Forez plain, the Monts du Lyonnais offers its open and harmonious landscapes, at the gateway to Lyon and St Etienne.
Saint-Etienne Hors Cadre
You’ll love Saint-Etienne, the only French UNESCO city of design and a member of the Creative Cities network since 2010. Design, culture, contemporary art, history, industrial heritage, discover the richness and variety of the Saint-Etienne area.