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Quinssaines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Quinssaines in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 7 km from Quinssaines

Visit Quinssaines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 7 km and Herisson at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Quinssaines, 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 Quinssaines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been...

See Aubusson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 67 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Quinssaines


Markets in and near Quinssaines

  • Domerat: market Friday (4km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (18km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (28km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (31km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Quinssaines, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Quinssaines, France

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (16km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (38km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (42km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (23km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (38km)
  • Foret de Troncais (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (26km)
  • Montmarault (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (44km)

Geography and distances

Quinssaines is in the south of France at 68 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Quinssaines is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quinssaines

Canton: Montluçon-Ouest (2e Canton)

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Quinssaines

from Moulins (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 474 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Domerat, Huriel, Lignerolles, Premilhat and Saint-Martinien.

This page in French: Visiter Quinssaines

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