Vanlife au cœur du Roannais Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

Vanlife in the heart of Roannais

A 4-day “Vanlife” 100% nature roadtrip in the heart of Roannais, between mountains, forests and the banks of the Loire, in search of the most beautiful spots in the region. As you travel through this green countryside with its colorful landscapes, discover a welcoming and gourmet region, and a heritage that will take you on a journey into the riches of the past. […]

Sortez pour la Nuit des Musées ! Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

Come out for Museum Night!

Every year the European Night of Museums takes place, this year it returns for its 20th edition and will take place on Saturday May 18! That evening, many museums open their doors to you free of charge. They offer you a lot of activities: workshops, musical performances, guided tours, demonstrations… Without further ado, discover everything that this […]

Les incontournables festivals du Roannais Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

The essential festivals of Roannais

Have you ever attended one of the superb Roannais festivals? With us, there is something for everyone, in all styles! Whether you are into music, cinema or even gastronomy; associations or communities do everything possible to offer you the most beautiful moments throughout the year. You are more… Music! YOU […]

24h à Roanne À 1h de Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand ou Saint-Étienne Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

24 hours in Roanne 1 hour from Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand or Saint-Étienne

What if we took a break for a visit to Roanne? As soon as we arrive, we let ourselves be carried away by the sweetness of life and the charm of the city, between heritage, nature and gastronomy. The history and culture of Roanne are explored along the cobblestones while the local gastronomy is tasted […]

Perreux, village médiéval de caractère Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

Perreux, medieval village of character

Located a few kilometers from Roanne, the village of Perreux perched on its clay promontory, dominates the green countryside of Roannais. Formerly a strategic stronghold of the lords of Beaujeu facing the counts of Forez, this medieval town keeps traces of its history through the ages. In 2022, Perreux became the 5th Village […]

TOP 7 des activités gratuites dans le Roannais Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

TOP 7 free activities in Roannais

The diversity of the Roannais territory gives rise to multiple initiatives and projects. Thus, everyone can flourish and recharge their batteries, without incurring costs. Some ideas may change your habits, there is something for everyone and for many the discovery can be intergenerational. The Mysteries of the Monts de la Madeleine Go on the […]

Ma « To do list » 2024 Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

My 2024 “To do list”

The year 2024 opens its arms to us with the prospect of a year full of discoveries, joy and experiences. I am embarking on a 2024 “to do list” to enjoy again and again the Roannais and its multiple riches. February: Treat yourself to a romantic dinner February without being a great romantic is the month of […]

Virée shopping dans les magasins d’usine Roannais Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

Shopping trip to Roannais factory stores

Autumn days are here again, it's time to bring out your warm, cozy clothes and transform your interior into a comfortable cocoon! Did you know that thanks to Roanne's textile past, many factory stores are still present in Roanne? I offer you a selection of stores and exceptional sales for […]

Le Tacot, un doux voyage dans le Roannais Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

Le Tacot, a gentle journey through Roannais

Return to these tracks where the rails have disappeared, still retaining the imprints of the passage of the Tacot, a steam train traveling on a narrow track. It was set up to promote the link between town and countryside at a time when buses did not yet exist. The jalopy traveled […]

Les tiers-lieux, les nouveaux lieux du lien social Cultural heritage Add to favorites list

Third places, the new places of social ties

The term "third place" was coined in 1989 by an American sociologist who defined it as a space between home and work, which brings people together. Since 2018, this phenomenon has accelerated. To date, we have around 3 in France compared to 500 in 1. This expansion is due to the deep […]