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La Chapelaude tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelaude in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 12 km from La Chapelaude

Visit La Chapelaude: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 12 km and Culan at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelaude, 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 La Chapelaude in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelaude


Markets in and near La Chapelaude

  • Domerat: market Friday (7km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (23km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (38km)

More information about La Chapelaude, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Chapelaude, France

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (36km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (14km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (27km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (33km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (27km)
  • Foret de Troncais (30km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (33km)
  • Montmarault (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (34km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelaude is in the south of France at 66 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: La Chapelaude is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelaude

Canton: Huriel

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Chapelaude

from Moulins (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 481 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audes, Courcais and Huriel.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelaude

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