11 days in Loire Itinerary

11 days in Loire Itinerary

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11 days in Loire Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  10​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  11​h
End: London


Riorges ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at Les Halles Diderot, take in the waterfront activity at Port de Plaisance, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Roche. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Abbatiale de La Benisson-Dieu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Benedictine de Charlieu, then don't miss a visit to La Tour Saint Maurice, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de Beaux Arts et d'Archeologie Joseph Dechelette.

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London, UK to Riorges is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Riorges: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Montrond-les-Bains.

Things to do in Riorges

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Roanne, Abbaye Benedictine de Charlieu, Chateau de La Roche, Eglise Abbatiale de La Benisson-Dieu
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Chateau de La Roche ©
Chateau de La Roche
Port de Plaisance ©
Port de Plaisance
Abbaye Benedictine de Charlieu ©
Abbaye Benedictine de Charlieu


Montrond-les-Bains ©
Explore Montrond-les-Bains' surroundings by going to Verrerie Saint Just (in Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert), Chateau de Boutheon (in Andrezieux-Boutheon) and Chambles (Le chateau d'Essalois, La tour de Chambles, & more).

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Traveling by car from Riorges to Montrond-les-Bains takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Saint-Martin-la-Plaine.

Things to do in Montrond-les-Bains

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chambles, Atelier-Musee Du Chapeau, Chateau de Boutheon, Chateau de la Bastie d'Urfe, Site Le Corbusier
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Chateau de Boutheon ©
Chateau de Boutheon
Chateau de Montrond les Bains ©
Chateau de Montrond les Bains
Casino JOA de Montrond ©
Casino JOA de Montrond


Saint-Martin-la-Plaine ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Martin-la-Plaine: Parc naturel regional du Pilat (in Pelussin), Pilatitou (in Bourg-Argental) and Saint-Etienne (Ateliers Weiss, Room Escape Games, & more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Espace Zoologique De Saint Martin La Plaine, don't miss a visit to Carthusian monastery of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne.

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You can drive from Montrond-les-Bains to Saint-Martin-la-Plaine in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Martin-la-Plaine are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Martin-la-Plaine

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Saint-Etienne, Parc naturel regional du Pilat, Chartreuse de Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Etienne Métropole, Pilatitou
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Musee de la mine ©
Musee de la mine
Stade Geoffroy Guichard ©
Stade Geoffroy Guichard