Valignat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Valignat: highlights and tourist information

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Valignat is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Valignat is 303 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Valignat

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

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)

Geography and distances

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