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Saint-Loup tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Loup in Allier

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

Visit Saint-Loup: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 8 km and Lapalisse at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

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
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

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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Moulins

Moulins

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Charroux

Charroux

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

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

See Charroux guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Loup

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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)

More information about Saint-Loup, Auvergne

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)
 
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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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