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Le Vilhain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Vilhain in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 9 km from Le Vilhain

Visit Le Vilhain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 9 km and Montlucon at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Vilhain, 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 Vilhain in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Moulins guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide


at 68 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Vilhain


Markets in and near Le Vilhain

  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (22km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (30km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (31km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Le Vilhain, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Vilhain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (33km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (38km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (33km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (40km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (11km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (45km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (30km)
  • Gouzon (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (29km)

Geography and distances

Le Vilhain is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Le Vilhain is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vilhain

Canton: Cérilly

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Vilhain

from Moulins (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 473 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Louroux-Bourbonnais, Saint-Caprais and Theneuille.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vilhain

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