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Chatel-Montagne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lapalisse at 16 km from Chatel-Montagne

Visit Chatel-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 16 km and Chateldon at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatel-Montagne, 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 Chatel-Montagne in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Vichy guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
 
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Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

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

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 49 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre...

See Olliergues guide
Riom

Riom

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Billom

Billom

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

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the...

See Billom guide

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Map of places to visit near Chatel-Montagne

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Markets in and near Chatel-Montagne

  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (5km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (20km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (22km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (26km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Chatel-Montagne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (39km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (32km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (38km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (49km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatel-Montagne is in the south of France at 57 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chatel-Montagne is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatel-Montagne

Canton: Mayet-de-Montagne

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chatel-Montagne

from Moulins (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chatel-Montagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arfeuilles, Isserpent, Le Mayet-de-Montagne, Nizerolles and Saint-Clement.

This page in French: Visiter Chatel-Montagne

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