Rocles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rocles: highlights and tourist information

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Rocles is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Rocles is 275 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Rocles

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)

More information about Rocles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Rocles, France

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)

Geography and distances

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