Cusset tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cusset in Allier

Photo is of Vichy at 3 km from Cusset

Visit Cusset: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cusset in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 3 km and Chateldon at 18 km.

Cusset, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 32 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


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide


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

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm...

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide

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Markets in and near Cusset

Market days in Cusset: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Cusset: market Saturday (0km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (2km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (18km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (19km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Cusset, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cusset, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (24km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (31km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (15km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (44km)

Geography and distances

Cusset is in the south of France at 49 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Cusset is 314 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cusset

Canton: Cusset

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cusset

from Moulins (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 314 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abrest, Bellerive-sur-Allier, Bost, Charmeil, Creuzier-le-Neuf, Creuzier-le-Vieux, Hauterive, Le Vernet, Saint-Etienne-de-Vicq, Saint-Remy-en-Rollat and Vichy.

This page in French: Visiter Cusset


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