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Maillet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Herisson at 6 km from Maillet

Visit Maillet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 6 km and Montlucon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maillet, 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 Maillet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Herisson

Herisson

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
 
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Culan

Culan

at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 52 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
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 57 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

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

Map of places to visit near Maillet

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Markets in and near Maillet

  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (16km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (22km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (33km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (36km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (36km)

More information about Maillet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Maillet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (35km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (26km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (28km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (19km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (40km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (29km)
  • Gouzon (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maillet is in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Maillet is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maillet

Canton: Hérisson

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Maillet

from Moulins (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 476 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 448 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Estivareilles, Givarlais, Herisson, Louroux-Hodement, Nassigny, Reugny and Vaux.

This page in French: Visiter Maillet

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