Montlucon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montlucon in Allier

Visit Montlucon: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each contributed monuments and buildings to the centre of Montlucon

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montlucon. For detailed visitor information see the Montlucon travel guide.

Montlucon is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 61 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Montlucon is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Montlucon include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 30 km and Charroux at 46 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montlucon, 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 Montlucon 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 Montlucon

Markets in and near Montlucon

Market days in Montlucon: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day;

  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (6km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (12km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (26km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (26km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (30km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Montlucon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montlucon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (22km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (39km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (31km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (33km)
  • Foret de Troncais (35km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (27km)
  • Gouzon (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montlucon

Canton: Montluçon

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montlucon

from Moulins (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 469 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Desertines, Domerat, Lavault-Sainte-Anne, Neris-les-Bains and Premilhat.

This page in French: Visiter Montlucon