Givarlais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Givarlais in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 7 km from Givarlais

Visit Givarlais: highlights and tourist information

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Givarlais 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 Givarlais in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 7 km and Montlucon at 14 km.

Givarlais, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Souvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide

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Map of places to visit near Givarlais


Markets in and near Givarlais

  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (14km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (34km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Givarlais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (35km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (25km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (30km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (21km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (39km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (28km)
  • Gouzon (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (32km)

Geography and distances

Givarlais is in the south of France at 54 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Givarlais is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Givarlais

Canton: Hérisson

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Givarlais

from Moulins (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 450 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Estivareilles, Herisson, Louroux-Hodement, Maillet, Nassigny, Reugny and Vaux.

This page in French: Visiter Givarlais