Valigny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Herisson at 24 km from Valigny

Visit Valigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Valigny in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 24 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 29 km.

Valigny, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


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

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

See Culan guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework and impressive...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a substantial medieval...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and fireplaces in...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights of importance...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide

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Markets in and near Valigny

  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (9km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (27km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (39km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (41km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (41km)

More information about Valigny, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Valigny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (24km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (28km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (28km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (33km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (33km)
  • Forgeneuve (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (51km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (45km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (24km)

Geography and distances

Valigny is in the south of France at 43 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Valigny is 241 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valigny

Canton: Cérilly

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Valigny

from Moulins (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessais-le-Fromental, Isle-et-Bardais and Saint-Aignan-Des-Noyers.

This page in French: Visiter Valigny