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Molles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vichy at 10 km from Molles

Visit Molles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 10 km and Chateldon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Molles, 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 Molles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vichy

Vichy

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Vichy guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 28 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
 
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Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 30 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
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
Courpiere

Courpiere

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

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

See Courpiere guide
Riom

Riom

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

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

See Riom guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

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

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Billom

Billom

at 47 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
Volvic

Volvic

at 48 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 49 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Molles

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Markets in and near Molles

  • Cusset: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (10km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (10km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (15km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (17km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (25km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Molles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Molles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (31km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (36km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (41km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (44km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (55km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (19km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (48km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Molles is in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Molles is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Molles

Canton: Cusset-Sud

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Molles

from Moulins (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arronnes, Busset, Isserpent and La Chapelle.

This page in French: Visiter Molles

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