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Visit Begues: highlights and tourist information

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Begues is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Begues is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 7 km and Vichy at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Begues, 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 Begues 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 Begues


Markets in and near Begues

  • Gannat: market Saturday (4km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (5km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (20km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (23km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Begues, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Begues, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (17km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (24km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (20km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (33km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (16km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Begues

Canton: Gannat

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Begues

from Moulins (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 441 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ebreuil, Gannat, Jenzat, Mazerier, Naves, Poezat, Saint-Bonnet-de-Rochefort, Saint-Germain-de-Salles, Saulzet, Valignat and Vicq.

This page in French: Visiter Begues

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