Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule tourism and travel guide

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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

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 23 km and Souvigny at 26 km.

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its medieval castle...

See Chateldon guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance to see...

See Riom guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and later gothic...

See Mozac guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide

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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)

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

What to do at Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule? 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

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule is 292 kilometres from Paris).

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