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Tortezais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tortezais in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 13 km from Tortezais

Visit Tortezais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 13 km and Montlucon at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tortezais, 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 Tortezais in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in...

See Charroux guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 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


at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tortezais


Markets in and near Tortezais

  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (20km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (21km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (27km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (32km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Tortezais, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Tortezais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (45km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (40km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (41km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (23km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (41km)
  • Vichy (57km)

Geography and distances

Tortezais is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Tortezais is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tortezais

Canton: Hérisson

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Tortezais

from Moulins (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 462 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 437 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cosne-d'Allier, Murat, Sauvagny and Vieure.

This page in French: Visiter Tortezais

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