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Valignat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 7 km from Valignat

Visit Valignat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 7 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Valignat, 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 Valignat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Riom

Riom

at 32 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 34 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 34 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 44 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 44 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Herisson guide

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Map of places to visit near Valignat

 
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Markets in and near Valignat

  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (12km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (28km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (28km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (29km)

More information about Valignat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Valignat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (15km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (30km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (28km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (9km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (18km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valignat is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Valignat is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valignat

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Valignat

from Moulins (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begues, Bellenaves, Chezelle, Coutansouze, Lalizolle, Naves, Saint-Bonnet-de-Rochefort, Sussat, Taxat-Senat, Veauce and Vicq.

This page in French: Visiter Valignat

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