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Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Hilaire in Allier

Photo is of Souvigny at 14 km from Saint-Hilaire

Visit Saint-Hilaire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hilaire is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 14 km and Herisson at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire, 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-Hilaire in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire


Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire

  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (31km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (51km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (53km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (28km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (47km)
  • Vichy (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire is 267 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire

Canton: Bourbon-l'Archambault

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Hilaire

from Moulins (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 267 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Hilaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buxieres-les-Mines, Gipcy, Meillers and Saint-Aubin-le-Monial.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire

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