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Huriel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Huriel in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 10 km from Huriel

Visit Huriel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 10 km and Culan at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Huriel, 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 Huriel in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting...

See Culan guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to...

See La Chatre guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced...

See Aubusson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Huriel


Markets in and near Huriel

  • Domerat: market Friday (5km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (20km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (23km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (30km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (36km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Huriel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Huriel, France

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (41km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (12km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (32km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (36km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (22km)
  • Foret de Troncais (35km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (27km)
  • Montmarault (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (39km)

Geography and distances

Huriel is in the south of France at 69 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Huriel is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Huriel

Canton: Huriel

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Huriel

from Moulins (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 479 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archignat, Chamberat, Domerat, La Chapelaude, Quinssaines and Saint-Martinien.

This page in French: Visiter Huriel

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