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Chatillon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Souvigny at 8 km from Chatillon

Visit Chatillon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 8 km and Moulins at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatillon, 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 Chatillon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Charroux guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatillon


Markets in and near Chatillon

  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (13km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (32km)

More information about Chatillon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chatillon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (36km)
  • Foret de Troncais (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (38km)

Geography and distances

Chatillon is in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chatillon is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon

Canton: Montet

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chatillon

from Moulins (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 448 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cressanges, Meillers and Noyant-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon

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