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Droiturier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Droiturier in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 7 km from Droiturier

Visit Droiturier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 7 km and Vichy at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Droiturier, 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 Droiturier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide
Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Riom

Riom

at 60 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
Mozac

Mozac

at 63 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

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Map of places to visit near Droiturier

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Markets in and near Droiturier

  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (7km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (18km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (22km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (25km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (25km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Droiturier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (28km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (29km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (52km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (52km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (36km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Droiturier is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Droiturier is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Droiturier

Canton: Lapalisse

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Droiturier

from Moulins (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelaroche, Chatelus, Le Breuil, Saint-Pierre-Laval and Saint-Prix.

This page in French: Visiter Droiturier

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