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Vendat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vichy at 8 km from Vendat

Visit Vendat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 8 km and Charroux at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vendat, 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 Vendat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vichy

Vichy

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide
Riom

Riom

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating...

See Thiers guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the...

See Courpiere guide

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Map of places to visit near Vendat

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Markets in and near Vendat

  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (8km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (8km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (10km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Vendat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vendat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (15km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (45km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (17km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (29km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vendat is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Vendat is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendat

Canton: Escurolles

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vendat

from Moulins (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellerive-sur-Allier, Charmeil, Espinasse-Vozelle, Saint-Pont and Saint-Remy-en-Rollat.

This page in French: Visiter Vendat

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