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Archignat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Archignat in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 14 km from Archignat

Visit Archignat: highlights and tourist information

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Archignat is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Montlucon

Montlucon

at 14 km (direction east)

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries...

See Montlucon guide
Culan

Culan

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide
 
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Herisson

Herisson

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore -...

See La Chatre guide
Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here...

See Saint-Chartier guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived...

See Nohant-Vic guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been...

See Aubusson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Archignat

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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

What to do at Archignat? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Archignat is in the south of France at 73 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Archignat is 276 kilometres from Paris).

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

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