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Chouvigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chouvigny in Allier

Photo is of Charroux at 15 km from Chouvigny

Visit Chouvigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 15 km and Riom at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chouvigny, 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 Chouvigny in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charroux guide
Riom

Riom

at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 28 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
 
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Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

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

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

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

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

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

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Orcival

Orcival

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

Orcival is home to one of the most important...

See Orcival guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chouvigny

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Markets in and near Chouvigny

  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (23km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (27km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Chouvigny, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chouvigny, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (24km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (26km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (33km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (6km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chouvigny is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chouvigny is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chouvigny

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chouvigny

from Moulins (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 450 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lalizolle, Marcillat, Nades, Pouzol, Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule, Saint-Quintin-sur-Sioule, Saint-Remy-de-Blot, Servant, Sussat and Veauce.

This page in French: Visiter Chouvigny

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