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Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vichy at 10 km from Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses

Visit Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 10 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses, 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-Des-Fosses in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Vichy guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 27 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


at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide


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

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

See Mozac guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses

Market days in Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: weekly market: Friday;

  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (0km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (9km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (9km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (11km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (22km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (22km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (36km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses

Canton: Varennes-sur-Allier

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses

from Moulins (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billy, Charmeil, Crechy, Creuzier-le-Neuf, Magnet, Marcenat, Saint-Felix, Saint-Remy-en-Rollat, Sanssat and Seuillet.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses

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