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Chappes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chappes in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 21 km from Chappes

Visit Chappes: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in...

See Charroux guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in...

See Culan guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 65 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

... 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

Chappes is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chappes is 278 kilometres from Paris).

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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