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Saint-Christophe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Christophe in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 11 km from Saint-Christophe

Visit Saint-Christophe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 11 km and Vichy at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
 
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Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 34 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 46 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Riom

Riom

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Mozac

Mozac

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

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

See Mozac guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Christophe

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Markets in and near Saint-Christophe

  • Cusset: market Saturday (10km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (10km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (12km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (13km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Christophe, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (30km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (39km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (39km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (42km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (42km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (49km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (24km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (49km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Christophe is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Christophe is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Christophe

Canton: Lapalisse

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Christophe

from Moulins (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billezois, Bost, Isserpent, Magnet and Saint-Etienne-de-Vicq.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Christophe

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