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Chirat-l'Eglise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chirat-l'Eglise in Allier

Photo is of Charroux at 12 km from Chirat-l'Eglise

Visit Chirat-l'Eglise: highlights and tourist information

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Chirat-l'Eglise is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 12 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chirat-l'Eglise, 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 Chirat-l'Eglise in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 21 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


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide


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

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements...

See Mozac guide


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

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

See Volvic guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chirat-l'Eglise


Markets in and near Chirat-l'Eglise

  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (18km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (23km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Chirat-l'Eglise, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chirat-l'Eglise, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (38km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (9km)
  • Foret de Troncais (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (10km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chirat-l'Eglise is in the south of France at 43 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chirat-l'Eglise is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chirat-l'Eglise

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chirat-l'Eglise

from Moulins (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 437 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chirat-l'Eglise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellenaves, Blomard, Coutansouze, Louroux-de-Bouble, Target and Vernusse.

This page in French: Visiter Chirat-l'Eglise

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