Saint-Loup tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 8 km from Saint-Loup

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Loup in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 8 km and Lapalisse at 23 km.

Saint-Loup, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
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at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 43 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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Loup


Markets in and near Saint-Loup

  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (16km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (23km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Loup, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (37km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Loup is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Loup is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Loup

Canton: Varennes-sur-Allier

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Loup

from Moulins (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 424 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Contigny, La Ferte-Hauterive, Montoldre, Saint-Gerand-de-Vaux and Varennes-sur-Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Loup


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