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Rocles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Souvigny at 17 km from Rocles

Visit Rocles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 17 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rocles, 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 Rocles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Souvigny

Souvigny

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide
 
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Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rocles

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Markets in and near Rocles

  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (27km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Rocles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (56km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (28km)
  • Foret de Troncais (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (13km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vichy (45km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rocles is in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Rocles is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rocles

Canton: Montet

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rocles

from Moulins (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 428 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buxieres-les-Mines, Deux-Chaises, Le Montet, Saint-Sornin and Tronget.

This page in French: Visiter Rocles

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