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Meillard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meillard in Allier

Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 10 km from Meillard

Visit Meillard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 10 km and Souvigny at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meillard, 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 Meillard in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the...

See Moulins guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Montlucon guide


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

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part...

See Chateldon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meillard


Markets in and near Meillard

  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (25km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (26km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Meillard, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Meillard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (34km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (32km)
  • Foret de Troncais (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (33km)

Geography and distances

Meillard is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Meillard is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meillard

Canton: Montet

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Meillard

from Moulins (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 435 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bresnay, Chatel-de-Neuvre, Contigny, Lafeline, Monetay-sur-Allier, Treban and Verneuil-en-Bourbonnais.

This page in French: Visiter Meillard

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