Archignat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Archignat: highlights and tourist information

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Archignat is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 73 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Archignat is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 14 km and Culan at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Archignat, 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 Archignat 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 Archignat

Markets in and near Archignat

  • Domerat: market Friday (9km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (16km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (26km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (27km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (36km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Archignat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Archignat, France

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (42km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (8km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (31km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (34km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (19km)
  • Foret de Troncais (38km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (25km)
  • Montmarault (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Archignat

Canton: Huriel

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Archignat

from Moulins (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamberat, Huriel and Saint-Martinien.

This page in French: Visiter Archignat