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).
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.