Contigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contigny in Allier

Visit Contigny: highlights and tourist information

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Contigny is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Contigny is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 5 km and Charroux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Contigny, 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 Contigny in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Contigny

Markets in and near Contigny

  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (18km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (27km)

More information about Contigny, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Contigny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Contigny.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (37km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (33km)
  • Foret de Troncais (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Contigny

Canton: Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Contigny

from Moulins (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bransat, La Ferte-Hauterive, Louchy-Montfand, Meillard, Monetay-sur-Allier, Saint-Loup, Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule, Saulcet and Verneuil-en-Bourbonnais.

This page in French: Visiter Contigny