Riotord

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownRiotord
Insee code43163
Postcode43220
Latitude45.2318260
Longitude4.4008350
AltitudeFrom 791 to 1369 meters
Surface51.88 km²
Population1221 inhabitants
Density23 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townLe Puy-en-Velay (at 57 km, 58 min)Dunières at 4.9 km
DepartmentHaute-LoireSaint-Julien-Molhesabate at 5.5 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

The common Riotord is located in Haute-Loire to the limits of the Ardèche and the Loire. It is located on the western flank of the Cevennes (Tracol neck) and Park boundary Pilat.

The town was divided under the old regime between Forez (about 3 / 4) and the Velay but depended on the diocese of Le Puy.

Forest Land (Taillard or size), it developed the timber industry (sawmills) and then with his power potential in the textile industry (milling, weaving, dyeing and printing).


SIGHTSEEING

Claves former Cistercian abbey, founded in 1175. She keeps a church from the sixteenth to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, adorned with an altarpiece of the 17th century and an architectural decoration and trompe l'oeil. A medieval garden adjoins the. Site has preserved all the characters and a Cistercian flora preserved. Many walks possible.

Park Sol-Public Art: Sculpture Park, large communal area, 50 modern works from March to December multimaterial m high. Free access, guided tours by international artist Gustav Schubotz. Booking every Sunday from 16h to 18h at the Office de Tourisme de Montfaucon or by calling directly from the artist at 28 June 2004 27 81.

Ecomuseum Boutières-Pilat: visits by appointment at +33 6 86 66 12 87.

Greenway route using the old railway.

Visitor center and activities Claver (national base Neutrals Scouts of France). Home for all. Enquiries +33 4 71 75 38 60.


EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Medieval festival from August 15 to Claves.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Trapper evening in a Finnish cabinNature and the outdoors8 €Lapte (12.3 km)
Ride segways segwaySports sensations30 €Tence (15.9 km)
Fishing for beginners and improversNature and the outdoorsFrom 85 € to 145 €Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon (20 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in the ArdècheNature and the outdoorsFrom 169 € to 210 €Annonay (22 km)
Treetop adventure trail in the PilatSports sensations18 €Pélussin (30 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Thursday 17 April
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Min. -7°C - Max. 14°C
Friday 18 April
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Min. 2°C - Max. 14°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. 2°C - Max. 7°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Fondue chez le Père Charles  
8
Le Bessat
At the center of Bessat village, about twenty kilometers from Saint-Etienne, La Fondue chez le Père Charles welcomes you in a beautiful stone house. You will enjoy gourmet French cuisine...
Located 17.7 km from Riotord32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe sabot de l'Atre  
9.8
Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon
In the region of Saint Etienne, lost in the heart of the campaign is this building dating XVII centuries. Tastefully renovated, it is in this quiet and green that you can discover the...
Located 19.4 km from Riotord25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa roche aux fees    
9.8
Lapte
La Roche aux Fees is located on the site of a former silk mill and also a site of rock energy. This place is reserved for lovers of the forest. Our room with hints of honey, offers...
Located 12.6 km from RiotordFrom 57 € to 63 € the double room 
Mill with 4 bedroomsMoulin de montabonnel    
10
Devesset
Bed and Breakfast in a restored the river, surrounded by nature, serene and relaxing mill. From hiking trails, 30 minutes walk from Lake Devesset. Large flowered courtyard with fountain...
Located 19.3 km from Riotord74 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes du Col du Marchand    
9.8
Pailharès
At 900 meters, on a mountainside in Ardeche, we welcome you as friends in an old farmhouse lovingly restored. Away from main roads, in a small hamlet where the houses do not see each...
Located 19.4 km from Riotord58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 9 personsLa Tuile aux Loups  
9.6
Monestier
Ancient typical Ardèche, fully renovated. Cottage very comfortable located in a picturesque village in mountainous 15 km Annonay and 100 km south of Lyon. Located between the Pilat...
Located 10.9 km from RiotordFrom 370 € to 700 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGites du domaine de Maure
Quintenas
Le Domaine de Maure, 6ha of private property, fenced at the forefront of the Ardèche Verte geographical, welcomes you in its two adjoining cottages to mansion owners Very close to the...
Located 22 km from RiotordFrom 430 € to 470 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 personsChambres d'Hôtes et Gîtes des Sucs.   NEW
Yssingeaux
In the south of Auvergne, we rent several guest rooms by the night or week, and Holiday week, one of which is rated 3 stars by the Tourist Office and the Prefecture of the Haute-Loire...
Located 23 km from RiotordFrom 307 € to 338 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
48 places over 1,2 haCamping le grangeon    
10
Satillieu
Come relax at the campsite 'The Grangeon' in Satillieu in Ardeche Verte to forget a few days the stress of everyday life. This campsite in the wilderness, is ideal to relax and explore...
Located 18.8 km from Riotord9.60 € per day 
82 places over 2,3 haCamping le lignon    
9.7
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon
Camping Le Lignon is distinguished by its quality services tailored to the needs of its customers. You will find the Camping du Lignon beautiful locations for your tent, caravan or...
Located 21 km from RiotordFrom 12.85 € to 16.20 € per day 
67 places over 2,2 haCamping du Bas Larin  
Félines
Located 370 meters north of the Ardèche, Camping Lower Larin offers in a green, a friendly and comfortable, shaded and bounded 67.
Located 28 km from RiotordFrom 14.50 € to 18 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Restaurant les Platanes - Hotel in RiotordHôtel Restaurant les Platanes    
7.8
Montfaucon-en-Velay
Located in Montfaucon-en-Velay, Hôtel Restaurant les Platanes is on the Way of Saint James and offers a garden with furnished terrace and an on-site restaurant. Fishing and sailing...
Located 8.4 km from RiotordRoom from 50 €
L'Abribis - Hotel in RiotordL'Abribis     
9
Firminy
L'Abribis is located in Firminy, just 20 km from Saint-Etienne and 5 km from the Gorges de la Loire. It offers rooms with a kitchenette and a private terrace with views of the garden....
Located 17.3 km from RiotordRoom from 63 €
Hôtel de France - Hotel in RiotordHôtel de France     
8.5
Le Bessat
Located in Le Bessat in the Rhône-Alpes Region, Hôtel de France features a garden, terrace and à la carte restaurant. It is set within the Pilat Regional Park, where guests can find...
Located 17.7 km from RiotordRoom from 44 €

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B&B Hotel Le Puy en Velay
Located just 2 km from the historical town of le Puy-en-Velay, B&B Hotel Le Puy en Velay welcomes you in a traditional setting near the Dolaizon River....
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