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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 19 km and Herisson at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

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

Map of places to visit near Marcillat-en-Combraille


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)

More information about Marcillat-en-Combraille, Auvergne

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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