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Jenzat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 4 km from Jenzat

Visit Jenzat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 4 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jenzat, 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 Jenzat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Riom

Riom

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

See Thiers guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), 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

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

Map of places to visit near Jenzat

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Markets in and near Jenzat

  • Gannat: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (19km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Jenzat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Jenzat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (12km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (28km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (20km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (18km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jenzat is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Jenzat is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jenzat

Canton: Gannat

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Jenzat

from Moulins (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begues, Charroux, Escurolles, Le Mayet-d'Ecole, Mazerier, Monteignet-sur-l'Andelot, Saint-Bonnet-de-Rochefort, Saint-Germain-de-Salles, Saulzet, Taxat-Senat and Ussel-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Jenzat

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