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Commentry tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montlucon at 12 km from Commentry

Visit Commentry: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 12 km and Herisson at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Commentry, 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 Commentry in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide


at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide


at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 58 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 Commentry


Markets in and near Commentry

Market days in Commentry: weekly market: Friday;

  • Commentry: market Friday (0km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (18km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (20km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Commentry, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Commentry, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (42km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (52km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (34km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (49km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (21km)
  • Foret de Troncais (39km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (17km)
  • Gouzon (40km)

Geography and distances

Commentry is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Commentry is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Commentry

Canton: Commentry

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Commentry

from Moulins (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 457 km

from Bordeaux: 305 km

from Strasbourg: 455 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamblet, Colombier, Doyet, Durdat-Larequille, Malicorne and Neris-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Commentry

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