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Visit Chappes: highlights and tourist information

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Chappes is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chappes is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 21 km and Montlucon at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chappes, 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 Chappes 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 Chappes

Markets in and near Chappes

  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (18km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Chappes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chappes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (53km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (42km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (51km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (24km)
  • Foret de Troncais (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (8km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vichy (48km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chappes

Canton: Montmarault

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chappes

from Moulins (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 437 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavenon, Murat, Saint-Priest-en-Murat, Sazeret and Villefranche-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Chappes

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