Monestier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monestier: highlights and tourist information

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Monestier is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Monestier is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 9 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monestier, 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 Monestier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Monestier

Markets in and near Monestier

  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (16km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (18km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (25km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Monestier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Monestier, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Monestier.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (8km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (38km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (15km)
  • Foret de Troncais (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (14km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monestier

Canton: Chantelle

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Monestier

from Moulins (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantelle, Chezelle, Deneuille-les-Chantelle, Fleuriel, Target, Taxat-Senat and Ussel-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Monestier