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Avermes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avermes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moulins at 3 km and Souvigny at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avermes, 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 Avermes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 3 km (direction south-east)

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the...

See Moulins guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 32 km (direction south)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide


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

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Herisson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Avermes


Markets in and near Avermes

  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (19km)
  • Decize: market Friday (29km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (32km)

More information about Avermes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Avermes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (13km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (26km)

Geography and distances

Avermes is in the south of France at 3 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Avermes is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avermes

Canton: Moulins-Ouest

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Avermes

from Moulins (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 447 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulandon, Montilly, Moulins, Neuvy, Trevol and Yzeure.

This page in French: Visiter Avermes

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