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Monetay-sur-Allier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 8 km from Monetay-sur-Allier

Visit Monetay-sur-Allier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 8 km and Souvigny at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monetay-sur-Allier, 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 Monetay-sur-Allier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


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

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

See Chateldon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monetay-sur-Allier


Markets in and near Monetay-sur-Allier

  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (21km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Monetay-sur-Allier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Monetay-sur-Allier, France

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

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) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (35km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (34km)
  • Foret de Troncais (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (29km)

Geography and distances

Monetay-sur-Allier is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Monetay-sur-Allier is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monetay-sur-Allier

Canton: Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Monetay-sur-Allier

from Moulins (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Monetay-sur-Allier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatel-de-Neuvre, Contigny, La Ferte-Hauterive, Meillard and Verneuil-en-Bourbonnais.

This page in French: Visiter Monetay-sur-Allier

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