Montaiguet-en-Forez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montaiguet-en-Forez in Allier

Visit Montaiguet-en-Forez: highlights and tourist information

Montaiguet-en-Forez is situated in the Allier, Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 49 km from Moulins, the department capital. (General information: Montaiguet-en-Forez is 307 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Anzy-le-Duc at 21 km and Semur-en-Brionnais at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montaiguet-en-Forez, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Montaiguet-en-Forez. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Allier

Markets in and near Montaiguet-en-Forez

Local markets

  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (13km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (18km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (24km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (29km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (30km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Montaiguet-en-Forez & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Montaiguet-en-Forez, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montaiguet-en-Forez and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (45km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (11km) [Map]
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (21km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (21km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (22km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (22km) [Map]
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (28km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (28km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (31km) [Map]
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (32km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (44km) [Map]
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (50km) [Map]
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (60km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (29km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (31km) [Map]
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km) [Map]
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km) [Map]
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (44km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km) [Map]

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (29km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (40km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (30km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaiguet-en-Forez

Canton: Donjon

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 03130

Distance to Montaiguet-en-Forez

from Moulins (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 393 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montaiguet-en-Forez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Montaiguet-en-Forez): Andelaroche, Lenax, Loddes and Sail-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visitez Montaiguet-en-Forez