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Saint-Leon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lapalisse at 17 km from Saint-Leon

Visit Saint-Leon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 17 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
 
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Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 34 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 34 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Leon

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Leon

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (13km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (18km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (29km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (31km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Leon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (28km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (30km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (37km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (47km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (13km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (12km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Leon is in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leon is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leon

Canton: Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Leon

from Moulins (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelperron, Liernolles, Montcombroux-les-Mines, Sorbier and Vaumas.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leon

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