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Saint-Gerand-le-Puy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gerand-le-Puy in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 10 km from Saint-Gerand-le-Puy

Visit Saint-Gerand-le-Puy: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gerand-le-Puy is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 10 km and Vichy at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gerand-le-Puy, 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-le-Puy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 18 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
Charroux

Charroux

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

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

See Charroux guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 31 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 43 km (direction 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 44 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
Thiers

Thiers

at 45 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Riom

Riom

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 51 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
Mozac

Mozac

at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Gerand-le-Puy

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Markets in and near Saint-Gerand-le-Puy

  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (8km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (10km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (14km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (16km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Gerand-le-Puy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (42km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (44km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (45km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Gerand-le-Puy is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gerand-le-Puy is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gerand-le-Puy

Canton: Varennes-sur-Allier

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Gerand-le-Puy

from Moulins (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 355 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billezois, Langy, Magnet, Montaigu-le-Blin, Perigny, Rongeres, Saint-Felix, Sanssat and Servilly.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gerand-le-Puy

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