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Couleuvre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couleuvre in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 24 km from Couleuvre

Visit Couleuvre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 24 km and Souvigny at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Couleuvre, 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 Couleuvre in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and...

See Nevers guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Couleuvre


Markets in and near Couleuvre

  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (7km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (15km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (35km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Couleuvre, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Couleuvre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (28km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (35km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (26km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (28km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (40km)
  • Forgeneuve (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (40km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (31km)

Geography and distances

Couleuvre is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Couleuvre is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Couleuvre

Canton: Lurcy-Lévis

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Couleuvre

from Moulins (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Plaisir.

This page in French: Visiter Couleuvre

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