Vaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux in Allier

Photo is of Montlucon at 10 km from Vaux

Visit Vaux: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux 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 Vaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 10 km and Herisson at 13 km.

Vaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Souvigny guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off...

See La Chatre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charroux guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the quiet town...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the main attraction...

See Nohant-Vic guide

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Map of places to visit near Vaux


Markets in and near Vaux

  • Domerat: market Friday (9km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (19km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (31km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Vaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (39km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (21km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (30km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (26km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (33km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (30km)
  • Gouzon (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (34km)

Geography and distances

Vaux is in the south of France at 58 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Vaux is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux

Canton: Montluçon-Nord-Est (1er Canton)

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vaux

from Moulins (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 476 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 455 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audes, Estivareilles, Givarlais, Maillet, Reugny, Saint-Victor and Verneix.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux