Vaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vaux: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 58 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Vaux is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 10 km and Herisson at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaux, 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 Vaux 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 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

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

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