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Mercy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mercy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moulins at 18 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mercy, 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 Mercy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Moulins

Moulins

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
 
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Vichy

Vichy

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 46 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 46 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mercy

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Markets in and near Mercy

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (14km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (28km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Mercy, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mercy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (42km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (14km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (10km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mercy is in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Mercy is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercy

Canton: Neuilly-le-Réal

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mercy

from Moulins (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chapeau.

This page in French: Visiter Mercy

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