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Montord tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montord in Allier

Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 5 km from Montord

Visit Montord: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 5 km and Charroux at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montord, 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 Montord in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
 
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Moulins

Moulins

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Riom

Riom

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

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

See Riom guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Mozac

Mozac

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

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

See Mozac guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 48 km (direction west)

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each...

See Montlucon guide
Volvic

Volvic

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

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montord

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Markets in and near Montord

  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (18km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (22km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (22km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Montord, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (3km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (39km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (43km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (32km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (24km)
  • Foret de Troncais (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montord is in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Montord is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montord

Canton: Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montord

from Moulins (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bayet, Bransat, Cesset, Chareil-Cintrat, Deneuille-les-Chantelle, Fleuriel, Fourilles, Louchy-Montfand, Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule and Saulcet.

This page in French: Visiter Montord

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