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Activities, outings, discoveries of the Roannaise Region

Visit our hat museum

From the chosen tree to the hat worn...
From the sculpted form at the Opéra Garnier...
From workshop sculpture to monumental sculpture...
From raw materials to elegance...
From elegance to emotion...

L esAteliersdArt Hat Museum

Demonstration of making a felt hat.

Video reports with commentary (6 + 5 mins)

Visit of about 1 hour and more, accompanied by our good humor, all embellished with crisp anecdotes!!!


Possible individuals and possible groups of 5 to 30 people maximum


Les Ateliers d'Art


In the heart of the city center of Roanne, our private paved road leads directly to one of the pedestrian streets, between the Comptoir des Cotonniers and the Fée Maraboutée

Parking Place Verdun (gps) ,  

Free parking on Sundays,  of  6 p.m. to 9 a.m., 1/2 hour a day and 2 hours on Saturday


The  famous French catering and hotel company  threegros  is 10 minutes by car from our guest rooms. A taxi can take you there and back.

It originated from a restaurant run from 1930 to  Roanne  by Jean-Baptiste Troisgros and his wife Marie, then by their sons Jean and Pierre under the name  The Troisgros Brothers  in 1957, finally by their grandson Michel, owner of the current restaurant  The Leafless Wood  in Ouches, near Roanne. It is rated three stars  Michelin Guide  since 1968.

The hotel is a member of  Castles Relay  since 1966

The Dechelette Museum


The Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology Joseph-Déchelette, commonly known as the Joseph-Déchelette Museum, is the municipal museum of Roanne

dechelette museum


The port of Roanne


Located in the heart of the city center, 7 minutes walk from our guest rooms, the port  is the largest port in France in fresh water. It is an ideal welcoming site for your river stopovers, tourist stays or as an original place of residence.  Developing river and tourist activities, guaranteeing the preservation of the environment and ensuring a quality welcome, are the 3 commitments made for you and with you, walkers, boaters, Roannais, tourists and users of the port of Roanne. Enjoy your visit and enjoy your stay with us!

Port of Roanne

Roanne Theater


The Théâtre de Roanne, located in the heart of the city center, is a 3-minute walk from our guest rooms. He  allows you to discover contemporary creation with its multiplicity of forms. Theater, of course, but also dance, music, puppetry, circus for all ages and all tastes.
The Théâtre de Roanne allows everyone to experience and share emotions, to think, to be surprised. The shows are sometimes unexpected, surprising, sometimes make people laugh, and sometimes cry – they help us to stay curious, to stay alive!

Roanne Theater


Joseph Dechelette Museum


The Joseph Déchelette museum offers rich  collections in different fields: ceramics, paintings, African art and pays homage to Joseph Déchelette, a precursor of European scientific archaeology.
The museum, an open heritage site, organizes guided tours for the general public throughout the year.

Dechelette Museum


The marketplace


The market square is 100 m on foot  of our guest rooms.

Most of the products offered are organic or from small local productions.

Every Tuesday and Friday morning


The halls are a 2-minute walk from our guest rooms.

You will find the famous Praluline and its infernal bar of Pralus, macaroons and its pastry  registered with Gault and Millau  de Marcellin, two fishmongers where it is good to taste on site, florists, wine shop, restaurant "Le Bouchon des Halles",

butchers, caterers, roasters, etc.

Hours: 8 a.m./12.30 p.m. - 3 p.m./7.30 p.m.


Historical Center

2 steps from our guest rooms

In barely an hour from Lyon,  Saint-Etienne or Clermont-Ferrand,  the roannais offers you  green plains, hills  generously shaped, small  architectural jewelry,  the mysterious and charming Loire…  Without forgetting the gastronomy, everything  simply exquisite.

In short, the Roannais  will fulfill all your  cravings!

Some extra addresses...

Always less than 5 minutes from our guest rooms:

  La petite Normande : pastry*****

  The 1020   :  Wine Bar and Convenience Store  fine 

 Clothes line  : Artisan creator - Craftsmanship

  paper garden  : Stationery - Fine Arts - Bookstore

  Alice and Malo  : Concept store/100% France

  A world of one's own  : Independent bookstore since 1976

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