Riorges, France, twinned with Elland
Riorges is a small semi-rural town, with a population of approximately 11,000 in the department of the Loire in the region of the Rhone-Alpes.
At 400km away from Paris and 85km away from Lyon, Riorges can easily be reached by road, rail or air. The nearest airport is 85km away at St. Etienne and the nearest railway station is 2km away at Roanne. This is a beautiful region from the plateaux in the North to the mountainous peaks and steep slopes in the South, you will find green hills, rivers, lakes, meadows and vineyards.