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Montvicq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montvicq in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 17 km from Montvicq

Visit Montvicq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 17 km and Herisson at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montvicq, 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 Montvicq in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide


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

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

See Mozac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montvicq


Markets in and near Montvicq

  • Commentry: market Friday (8km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (18km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (23km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (26km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Montvicq, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montvicq, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (39km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (50km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (53km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (19km)
  • Foret de Troncais (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (10km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (51km)

Geography and distances

Montvicq is in the south of France at 47 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Montvicq is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montvicq

Canton: Montmarault

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montvicq

from Moulins (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 447 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaune-d'Allier, Bezenet, Colombier, Doyet, Hyds, Louroux-de-Beaune and Malicorne.

This page in French: Visiter Montvicq

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