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Contigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contigny in Allier

Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 5 km from Contigny

Visit Contigny: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
 
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Vichy

Vichy

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide

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Map of places to visit near Contigny

 
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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

What to do at Contigny? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Contigny is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Contigny is 287 kilometres from Paris).

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

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