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Saint-Eloy-d'Allier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 7 km from Saint-Eloy-d'Allier

Visit Saint-Eloy-d'Allier: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Eloy-d'Allier is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 7 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-Eloy-d'Allier, 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-Eloy-d'Allier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 7 km (direction ), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Herisson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Eloy-d'Allier


Markets in and near Saint-Eloy-d'Allier

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (15km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (19km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (20km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (33km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (37km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (47km)

More information about Saint-Eloy-d'Allier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Eloy-d'Allier, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (30km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (33km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (10km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (19km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (20km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (25km)
  • Foret de Troncais (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (29km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Eloy-d'Allier is in the south of France at 75 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Eloy-d'Allier is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Eloy-d'Allier

Canton: Huriel

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Eloy-d'Allier

from Moulins (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 497 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Eloy-d'Allier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courcais, Saint-Desire, Saint-Palais, Sidiailles, Vesdun and Viplaix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Eloy-d'Allier

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