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Mesples tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 13 km from Mesples

Visit Mesples: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 13 km and Montlucon at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mesples, 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 Mesples in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Culan

Culan

at 13 km (direction ), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montlucon guide
 
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Herisson

Herisson

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Herisson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide
Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide

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Map of places to visit near Mesples

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Markets in and near Mesples

  • Boussac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (16km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (19km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (38km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Mesples, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (36km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (4km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (25km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (26km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (20km)
  • Foret de Troncais (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mesples is in the south of France at 76 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Mesples is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mesples

Canton: Huriel

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mesples

from Moulins (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 491 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamberat, Courcais, Saint-Palais, Saint-Sauvier and Viplaix.

This page in French: Visiter Mesples

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