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Paray-sous-Briailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 6 km from Paray-sous-Briailles

Visit Paray-sous-Briailles: highlights and tourist information

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Paray-sous-Briailles is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 6 km and Vichy at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Paray-sous-Briailles, 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 Paray-sous-Briailles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


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

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

See Riom guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide

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

Map of places to visit near Paray-sous-Briailles


Markets in and near Paray-sous-Briailles

  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (10km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (19km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (20km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Paray-sous-Briailles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Paray-sous-Briailles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (12km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (40km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (34km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (31km)

Geography and distances

Paray-sous-Briailles is in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Paray-sous-Briailles is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paray-sous-Briailles

Canton: Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Paray-sous-Briailles

from Moulins (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Paray-sous-Briailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crechy, Loriges, Montoldre, Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule and Varennes-sur-Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Paray-sous-Briailles

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