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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 11 km and Vichy at 12 km.

Saint-Christophe, France: places to visit and attractions

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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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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