Abrest tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abrest: highlights and tourist information

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Abrest is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Abrest is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 3 km and Chateldon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abrest, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Abrest in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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

Map of places to visit near Abrest

Markets in and near Abrest

  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (3km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (3km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (12km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (18km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (19km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (22km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Abrest, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Abrest, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Abrest.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (25km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (27km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abrest

Canton: Cusset-Sud

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Abrest

from Moulins (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Abrest from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellerive-sur-Allier, Brugheas, Busset, Cusset, Hauterive, Le Vernet, Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin, Saint-Yorre and Vichy.

This page in French: Visiter Abrest