Moulins travel guide
Visit Moulins: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Moulins travel guide
Location: Moulins is situated in the Allier department (Auvergne region) in the south of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Allier department. (General information: Moulins is 265 km from Paris and 499 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Moulins: Town of Art and history;
Market days in Moulins: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Moulins: these include Souvigny at 11 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 29 km. Arboretum de Balaine is a listed remarkable garden at 16 km and Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) is a listed religious monument at 21 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Moulins, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Moulins
Note that all distances from Moulins shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Moulins holidays and travel
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Markets near Moulins
- Moulins: market every Tuesday & Friday (0km)
- Yzeure: market every Wednesday (2km)
- Noyant-d'Allier: market every Wednesday (18km)
- Bourbon-l'Archambault: market every Saturday (21km)
- Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market every Saturday (27km)
- Varennes-sur-Allier: market every Tuesday (28km)
- Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market every Wednesday (29km)
- Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market every Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
- Decize: market every Friday (31km)
- Lurcy-Levis: market every Monday (35km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Moulins and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Moulins map below.
Most Beautiful Village Apremont-sur-Allier (42km)
National Monument Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (34km)
Recommended Detour Lapalisse (42km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (21km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (24km)
Remarkable Garden Arboretum de Balaine (16km); Parc floral d'Apremont (44km)
Theme Park Le PAL (27km)
Village D'etape Lapalisse (42km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (24km)
Map of places to visit near Moulins & Location Information
Distance to Moulins
from Moulins (local prefecture): 0 km
from Paris: 265 km
from Calais: 499 km
from Nice: 443 km
from Bordeaux: 359 km
from Strasbourg: 400 km
* distances are direct not by road!
For driving distances to Moulins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Moulins