Marcillat-en-Combraille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marcillat-en-Combraille in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 19 km from Marcillat-en-Combraille

Visit Marcillat-en-Combraille: highlights and tourist information

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Marcillat-en-Combraille 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 Marcillat-en-Combraille in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 19 km and Herisson at 39 km.

Marcillat-en-Combraille, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction )

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

See Montlucon guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Charroux guide


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

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

See Aubusson guide
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at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), 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
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 56 km (direction south-east), 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


at 59 km (direction north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 68 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide

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Markets in and near Marcillat-en-Combraille

  • Pionsat: market Friday (8km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (15km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (16km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (23km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcillat-en-Combraille, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (35km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (25km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (30km)
  • Gouzon (31km)

Geography and distances

Marcillat-en-Combraille is in the south of France at 70 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Marcillat-en-Combraille is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcillat-en-Combraille

Canton: Marcillat-en-Combraille

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Marcillat-en-Combraille

from Moulins (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 456 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Marcillat-en-Combraille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-sur-Cher, La Petite-Marche, Ronnet, Saint-Fargeol, Saint-Marcel-en-Marcillat, Terjat and Virlet.

This page in French: Visiter Marcillat-en-Combraille


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