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Vaumas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaumas in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 22 km from Vaumas

Visit Vaumas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 22 km and Moulins at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vaumas, 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 Vaumas in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
 
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Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 37 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 38 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaumas

 
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Markets in and near Vaumas

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (9km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (22km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Vaumas, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vaumas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (33km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (46km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (48km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (40km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (9km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (7km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaumas is in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Vaumas is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaumas

Canton: Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vaumas

from Moulins (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 418 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelperron, Saint-Leon, Saint-Pourcain-sur-Besbre and Thionne.

This page in French: Visiter Vaumas

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