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Lamaids tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lamaids in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 14 km from Lamaids

Visit Lamaids: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 14 km and Culan at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lamaids, 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 Lamaids in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

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

See Aubusson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 67 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide


at 69 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lamaids


Markets in and near Lamaids

  • Domerat: market Friday (10km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (17km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (24km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (29km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (35km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Lamaids, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lamaids, France

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (13km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (39km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (41km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (17km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)
  • Foret de Troncais (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (19km)
  • Montmarault (40km)

Geography and distances

Lamaids is in the south of France at 75 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Lamaids is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lamaids

Canton: Montluçon-Ouest (2e Canton)

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lamaids

from Moulins (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 478 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Nouhant, Saint-Martinien and Viersat.

This page in French: Visiter Lamaids

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