Echassieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Echassieres: highlights and tourist information

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Echassieres is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Echassieres is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 18 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Echassieres, 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 Echassieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Echassieres

Markets in and near Echassieres

  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (8km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (14km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (19km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (20km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (22km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Echassieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Echassieres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Echassieres.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (34km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (37km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (2km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Echassieres

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 0

Distance to Echassieres

from Moulins (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 439 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 450 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coutansouze, Durmignat, Lalizolle, Lapeyrouse, Louroux-de-Bouble, Moureuille, Nades and Servant.

This page in French: Visiter Echassieres