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Echassieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 18 km from Echassieres

Visit Echassieres: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Riom

Riom

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
 
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Volvic

Volvic

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

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

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), 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
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 52 km (direction north-east)

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

See Moulins guide

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

Map of places to visit near Echassieres

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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

What to do at Echassieres? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Echassieres is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Echassieres is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echassieres

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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

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