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Chantelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 6 km from Chantelle

Visit Chantelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 6 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chantelle, 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 Chantelle in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Riom

Riom

at 38 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 41 km (direction south-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 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chantelle

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Markets in and near Chantelle

  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (14km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (22km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Chantelle, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chantelle, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (37km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (16km)
  • Foret de Troncais (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chantelle is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chantelle is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantelle

Canton: Chantelle

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chantelle

from Moulins (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellenaves, Chareil-Cintrat, Charroux, Chezelle, Deneuille-les-Chantelle, Etroussat, Fleuriel, Fourilles, Monestier, Taxat-Senat and Ussel-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Chantelle

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