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Coulanges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coulanges in Allier

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 20 km from Coulanges

Visit Coulanges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 20 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coulanges, 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 Coulanges in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 20 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 21 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coulanges


Markets in and near Coulanges

  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (14km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (20km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (28km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (31km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (40km)

More information about Coulanges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Coulanges, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (16km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (21km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (31km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (35km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (31km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (14km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (18km)

Geography and distances

Coulanges is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Coulanges is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulanges

Canton: Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Coulanges

from Moulins (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gilly-sur-Loire, Les Guerreaux, Perrigny-sur-Loire, Pierrefitte-sur-Loire and Saint-Agnan.

This page in French: Visiter Coulanges

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