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Audes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Audes in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 13 km from Audes

Visit Audes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 13 km and Montlucon at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Audes, 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 Audes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

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

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

See La Chatre guide


at 49 km (direction east)

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the...

See Souvigny guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in...

See Charroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating,...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Audes


Markets in and near Audes

  • Domerat: market Friday (11km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (23km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (29km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Audes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Audes, France

What to do at Audes? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Audes.

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (48km)

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) (33km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (19km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (25km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (24km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (33km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (34km)
  • Gouzon (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (30km)

Geography and distances

Audes is in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Audes is 267 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Audes

Canton: Hérisson

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Audes

from Moulins (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 267 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 480 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 456 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chazemais, Estivareilles, La Chapelaude, Nassigny, Reugny and Vaux.

This page in French: Visiter Audes

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