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Mazirat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mazirat in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 14 km from Mazirat

Visit Mazirat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 14 km and Herisson at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mazirat, 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 Mazirat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have...

See Aubusson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide


at 57 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 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 64 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 65 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mazirat


Markets in and near Mazirat

  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (15km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (17km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (17km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (29km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Mazirat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mazirat, France

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (62km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (57km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (26km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (24km)
  • Montmarault (34km)

Geography and distances

Mazirat is in the south of France at 72 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Mazirat is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mazirat

Canton: Marcillat-en-Combraille

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mazirat

from Moulins (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 472 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Budeliere, Chambonchard, Evaux-les-Bains, La Petite-Marche, Saint-Genest, Sainte-Therence, Teillet-Argenty and Terjat.

This page in French: Visiter Mazirat

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