12 gourmet, touching, energizing moments… to experience absolutely in the Roannais region so as not to regret anything and see growing a furious desire to come back
Admire the panorama from the Pêt d'Âne site
Installed on a bench facing the largest meander of the Loire, the thinkers are inspired by the breathtaking view drawing a footbridge crossing the river. On the horizon, villages in a green setting where walkers in love with walks in the undergrowth indulge.
Discover local crafts
Pottery of the Cure in Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire © Vincent Poillet Emilie painting in Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire © Vincent Poillet
A region of talent and know-how, cabinetmakers, potters, ceramists, costume designers and even intaglio engravers share a common taste for creating objects as beautiful as they are unique through which they express their passions.
Stroll through a village of character
Narrow street in Saint-Haon-le-Châtel © Clovis Huet / RT An alley in Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire © Trekking et Voyage
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, Le Crozet, Ambierle, Perreux… Charming towns welcome dreamy visitors for pretty paved walks between golden stones and picturesque alleys.
Taste the wine of the Côte Roannaise
© Guillaume Masseron / RT White wine tasting at Domaine de la Rochette in Villemontais © Aurélie Amiot - Madame Oreille
An AOC that knows how to stand out with its red and rosé wines from the Gamay grape variety. We appreciate the originality of the nectars on the advice of passionate wine growers.
Pedaling on the Véloire
Bike or boat ride? © Clovis Huet / RT Family ride on the véloire © Max / Les Zed / RT
The canal from Roanne to Digoin and the gentle countryside that surrounds it stretch out nonchalantly ... Cycling is ideal for exploring them! The green way will take you, following a walk in slow attitude, from Roanne to the village of Charlieu.
Fall for a Praluline ®
Praluline from the house of Pralus © Clovis Huet / RT Tasting of Praluline in Roanne © Evelyne Deveaux / RT
How sweet this tender brioche garnished with pink pralines! A delicacy appreciated by children to which is added a note of nostalgia among the older ones ...
Treat your taste buds at Maison Troisgros
Dish from Maison Troisgros © Felix Ledru Dish from Maison Troisgros © Felix Ledru
What an enchantment to taste the cuisine of chef Michel Troisgros, joined by his son César. A three-star institution with unabashed renown.
Paddle on the Loire
Canoe trip on the Loire from Cordelle © Roannais Tourisme Canoeing on the Loire towards the Château de la Roche © Roannais Tourisme
… And enjoy a show all the time. Along the water, the longest river in France reveals several facets of its character.
Relax at Lac de Villerest
Swimming in Lake Villerest © Madame Oreille / RT Sunset at Lake Villerest © Madame Oreille / RT
Trampo-pedal boat combo for the tribes, a leisurely stroll to reach the viewpoint on the lake for the calm ones ... From water sports to a simple walk, Lake Villerest has something for everyone.
Discover the secrets of Château de la Roche
The Château de la Roche in the middle of the Loire © Clovis Huet / RT The Château de la Roche in the middle of the Loire river © Clovis Huet / RT
Those who dream of being knights and princesses will be spoiled. The unique location of this XNUMXth century building offers a magical landscape in a most romantic atmosphere.
Admire the panorama from the Château d’Urfé
Aerial view of Urfé castle © Clovis Huet / RT Panoramic view from the tower of Urfé castle © Madame Oreille / RT
A breathtaking view of the Monts de la Madeleine and the Massif des Bois Noirs which should explode the likes of your next Insta post…
Recharge your batteries at the Renaison dam
Renaison dam © Clovis Huet / RT The Renaison dams © Guillaume Masseron / RT
Man-made, the Renaison dam site gives access to breathtaking lookouts. We stay baba in front of the view before plunging into the forest and enjoy the calm and freshness. A real breath of fresh air that we gladly extend thanks to the many activities offered by the leisure park.