Franchesse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Franchesse: highlights and tourist information

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Franchesse is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Franchesse is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 16 km and Moulins at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Franchesse, 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 Franchesse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Franchesse

Markets in and near Franchesse

  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (6km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (13km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Decize: market Friday (39km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (41km)

More information about Franchesse, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Franchesse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (37km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (46km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (17km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (30km)
  • Forgeneuve (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Franchesse

Canton: Bourbon-l'Archambault

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Franchesse

from Moulins (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourbon-l'Archambault, Limoise, Saint-Leopardin-d'Augy and Saint-Plaisir.

This page in French: Visiter Franchesse