Souvigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Souvigny in Allier

Visit Souvigny: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of Burgundy reminds us how important the quiet town of Souvigny was 500 years ago

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Souvigny. For detailed visitor information see the Souvigny travel guide.

Souvigny is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Souvigny is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 26 km and Herisson at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Souvigny, 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 Souvigny 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 Souvigny

Markets in and near Souvigny

  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (12km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (29km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Souvigny, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Souvigny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Souvigny.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (19km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (38km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Souvigny

Canton: Souvigny

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Souvigny

from Moulins (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Souvigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autry-Issards, Coulandon, Marigny, Noyant-d'Allier and Saint-Menoux.

This page in French: Visiter Souvigny