Le Bouchaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Bouchaud in Allier

Photo is of Anzy-le-Duc at 13 km from Le Bouchaud

Visit Le Bouchaud: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Bouchaud in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anzy-le-Duc at 13 km and Semur-en-Brionnais at 16 km.

Le Bouchaud, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
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at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Bouchaud


Markets in and near Le Bouchaud

  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (12km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (21km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (23km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (29km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Bouchaud, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (12km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (20km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (23km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (36km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (23km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (32km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (36km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (30km)

Geography and distances

Le Bouchaud is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Le Bouchaud is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bouchaud

Canton: Donjon

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Bouchaud

from Moulins (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceron, Neuilly-en-Donjon and Urbise.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bouchaud


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