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La Ferte-Hauterive tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferte-Hauterive in Allier

Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 11 km from La Ferte-Hauterive

Visit La Ferte-Hauterive: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 11 km and Moulins at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ferte-Hauterive, 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 Ferte-Hauterive in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferte-Hauterive


Markets in and near La Ferte-Hauterive

  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (22km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (28km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about La Ferte-Hauterive, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Ferte-Hauterive, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (34km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (25km)

Geography and distances

La Ferte-Hauterive is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: La Ferte-Hauterive is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte-Hauterive

Canton: Neuilly-le-Réal

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Ferte-Hauterive

from Moulins (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 430 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Ferte-Hauterive from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessay-sur-Allier, Chatel-de-Neuvre, Contigny, Monetay-sur-Allier, Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux and Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferte-Hauterive

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