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Colombier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montlucon at 16 km from Colombier

Visit Colombier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 16 km and Herisson at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colombier, 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 Colombier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide


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

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

See Volvic guide


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

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

See Riom guide


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

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

See Mozac guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have...

See Aubusson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colombier


Markets in and near Colombier

  • Commentry: market Friday (4km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (20km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (22km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Colombier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Colombier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (41km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (48km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (38km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (52km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (52km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (17km)
  • Foret de Troncais (41km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (13km)
  • Gouzon (44km)

Geography and distances

Colombier is in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Colombier is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombier

Canton: Commentry

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Colombier

from Moulins (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commentry, Hyds, La Celle, Louroux-de-Beaune, Malicorne and Montvicq.

This page in French: Visiter Colombier

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