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Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 11 km from Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux

Visit Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 11 km and Moulins at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux, 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-Gerand-de-Vaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Vichy guide


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

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

See Chateldon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux


Markets in and near Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux

  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (19km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (24km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (37km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (23km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux

Canton: Neuilly-le-Réal

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux

from Moulins (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 521 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gouise, La Ferte-Hauterive, Montoldre and Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux

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