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Mariol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mariol in Allier

Photo is of Chateldon at 5 km from Mariol

Visit Mariol: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 5 km and Vichy at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mariol, 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 Mariol in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chateldon

Chateldon

at 5 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
Vichy

Vichy

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
 
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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 30 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Riom

Riom

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Billom

Billom

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

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Mozac

Mozac

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

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 39 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
Olliergues

Olliergues

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

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

See Olliergues guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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Map of places to visit near Mariol

 
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Markets in and near Mariol

  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (13km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (13km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (17km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (17km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (22km)

More information about Mariol, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mariol, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (27km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (24km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (45km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (49km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (51km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (44km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mariol is in the south of France at 62 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Mariol is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mariol

Canton: Cusset-Sud

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mariol

from Moulins (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 429 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arronnes, Busset, Chateldon, Limons, Mons, Ris, Saint-Priest-Bramefant and Saint-Yorre.

This page in French: Visiter Mariol

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