Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll when you are in the region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule travel guide.

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 23 km and Souvigny at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule, 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-Pourcain-sur-Sioule in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Markets in and near Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Market days in Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (15km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (23km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (23km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (23km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (7km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (39km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (45km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (33km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (29km)
  • Foret de Troncais (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Canton: Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

from Moulins (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bransat, Cesset, Chareil-Cintrat, Contigny, Loriges, Louchy-Montfand, Montord, Paray-sous-Briailles, Saulcet and Verneuil-en-Bourbonnais.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule