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Saint-Caprais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Caprais in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 5 km from Saint-Caprais

Visit Saint-Caprais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 5 km and Montlucon at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Caprais, 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 Saint-Caprais in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Herisson

Herisson

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Culan

Culan

at 30 km (direction west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Souvigny guide
 
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Moulins

Moulins

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Moulins guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Charroux

Charroux

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

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

See Charroux guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses...

See Nevers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Caprais

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Markets in and near Saint-Caprais

  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (25km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (25km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (26km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (29km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Caprais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (30km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (39km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (35km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (41km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (42km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (10km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (45km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (31km)
  • Gouzon (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Caprais is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Caprais is 258 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Caprais

Canton: Hérisson

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Caprais

from Moulins (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 258 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 476 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Caprais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Herisson, Le Brethon and Le Vilhain.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Caprais

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