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Crechy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Crechy in Allier

Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 12 km from Crechy

Visit Crechy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 12 km and Vichy at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Crechy, 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 Crechy 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 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Vichy guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Riom

Riom

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 49 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

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

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

See Volvic guide

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

Map of places to visit near Crechy

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Markets in and near Crechy

  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (5km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (14km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (15km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (16km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Crechy, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Crechy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (37km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (42km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Crechy is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Crechy is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crechy

Canton: Varennes-sur-Allier

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Crechy

from Moulins (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 415 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billy, Langy, Magnet, Marcenat, Paray-sous-Briailles, Rongeres, Saint-Felix, Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses and Sanssat.

This page in French: Visiter Crechy

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