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Bost tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vichy at 9 km from Bost

Visit Bost: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 9 km and Lapalisse at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bost, 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 Bost in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vichy

Vichy

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 22 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
 
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Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 36 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Riom

Riom

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 47 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide

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Map of places to visit near Bost

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Markets in and near Bost

  • Cusset: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (8km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (9km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (11km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (17km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Bost, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bost, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (25km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (34km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (43km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (22km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bost is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Bost is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bost

Canton: Cusset-Nord

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bost

from Moulins (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billezois, Creuzier-le-Neuf, Cusset, Magnet, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Etienne-de-Vicq, Saint-Felix and Seuillet.

This page in French: Visiter Bost

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