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Le Vernet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vichy at 3 km from Le Vernet

Visit Le Vernet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 3 km and Chateldon at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Vernet, 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 Le Vernet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vichy

Vichy

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Charroux guide
 
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Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Riom

Riom

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Billom

Billom

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that...

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre...

See Olliergues guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Vernet

 
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Markets in and near Le Vernet

  • Cusset: market Saturday (3km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (3km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (12km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (16km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (21km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (21km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Vernet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (26km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (13km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Vernet is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Le Vernet is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vernet

Canton: Cusset-Sud

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Vernet

from Moulins (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abrest, Bellerive-sur-Allier, Busset, Charmeil, Creuzier-le-Vieux, Cusset, Hauterive, Saint-Yorre and Vichy.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vernet

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