Montoldre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montoldre in Allier

Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 12 km from Montoldre

Visit Montoldre: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montoldre in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 12 km and Lapalisse at 18 km.

Montoldre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Vichy guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


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

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

See Chateldon guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide

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Markets in and near Montoldre

  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (14km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (23km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (24km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Montoldre, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montoldre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (36km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (24km)

Geography and distances

Montoldre is in the south of France at 27 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Montoldre is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montoldre

Canton: Varennes-sur-Allier

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montoldre

from Moulins (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 420 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouce, Montaigu-le-Blin, Paray-sous-Briailles, Rongeres, Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux, Saint-Loup and Varennes-sur-Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Montoldre


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