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Saint-Plaisir tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Plaisir in Allier

Photo is of Souvigny at 20 km from Saint-Plaisir

Visit Saint-Plaisir: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 20 km and Herisson at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Souvigny

Souvigny

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Herisson guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Moulins guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
 
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Montlucon

Montlucon

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide
Culan

Culan

at 48 km (direction west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Plaisir

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Markets in and near Saint-Plaisir

  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (8km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (12km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (41km)

More information about Saint-Plaisir, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Plaisir, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (41km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (42km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (23km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (32km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (44km)
  • Forgeneuve (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Plaisir is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Plaisir is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Plaisir

Canton: Bourbon-l'Archambault

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Plaisir

from Moulins (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 468 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couleuvre and Franchesse.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Plaisir

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