Moulins tourism and travel guide
Visit Moulins: highlights and tourist information
France This Way comment: In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is the most imposing monument
This page features a summary of highlights near Moulins that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Moulins travel guide
Moulins is situated in the Allier (Auvergne region) in the south of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Allier department. (General information: Moulins is 265 km from Paris).
Tourist classifications for Moulins include "town of art and history".
Moulins, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Moulins. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Allier
Plan your visit to Moulins
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Map of places to visit near Moulins
More information about Moulins & region
Markets in and near Moulins
Market days in Moulins: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;
- Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
- Yzeure: market Wednesday (2km)
- Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (18km)
- Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (21km)
- Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (27km)
- Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (28km)
- Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (29km)
- Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
- Decize: market Friday (31km)
- Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (35km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Moulins, 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 Moulins and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (34km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Lapalisse (42km)
Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (21km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (24km); Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (49km)
Remarkable gardens Arboretum de Balaine (16km); Parc floral d'Apremont (44km)
Sites of natural beauty Forêt des Colettes (52km)
Amusement park / theme park Le PAL (27km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Montmarault (40km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (24km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Moulins
from Moulins (prefecture): 0 km
from Paris: 265 km
from Calais: 499 km
from Nice: 443 km
from Bordeaux: 359 km
from Strasbourg: 400 km
For driving distances to Moulins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Moulins