Saint-Germain-de-Salles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Germain-de-Salles: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-de-Salles is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-de-Salles is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 4 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-de-Salles, 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-Germain-de-Salles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-de-Salles

Markets in and near Saint-Germain-de-Salles

  • Gannat: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (17km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (18km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (20km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Saint-Germain-de-Salles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-de-Salles, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Germain-de-Salles.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (10km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (21km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (19km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-de-Salles

Canton: Chantelle

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Germain-de-Salles

from Moulins (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barberier, Begues, Charroux, Escurolles, Etroussat, Jenzat, Le Mayet-d'Ecole, Mazerier, Saint-Bonnet-de-Rochefort, Saulzet, Taxat-Senat and Ussel-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-de-Salles