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Cognat-Lyonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cognat-Lyonne in Allier

Photo is of Vichy at 9 km from Cognat-Lyonne

Visit Cognat-Lyonne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 9 km and Charroux at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cognat-Lyonne, 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 Cognat-Lyonne in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vichy

Vichy

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Charroux

Charroux

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

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

See Charroux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
 
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Riom

Riom

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

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

See Riom guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Billom

Billom

at 43 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Puy de Dome guide

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Map of places to visit near Cognat-Lyonne

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Markets in and near Cognat-Lyonne

  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (7km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (9km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (10km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (14km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (18km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Cognat-Lyonne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (19km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (24km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (36km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cognat-Lyonne is in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Cognat-Lyonne is 314 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cognat-Lyonne

Canton: Escurolles

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cognat-Lyonne

from Moulins (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 314 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cognat-Lyonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biozat, Brugheas, Charmeil, Charmes, Escurolles, Espinasse-Vozelle, Monteignet-sur-l'Andelot, Saint-Pont and Serbannes.

This page in French: Visiter Cognat-Lyonne

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