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Vicq tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 7 km from Vicq

Visit Vicq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 7 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vicq, 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 Vicq in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Riom

Riom

at 28 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 30 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 40 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries...

See Montlucon guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Souvigny guide
Thiers

Thiers

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

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

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vicq

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Markets in and near Vicq

  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (3km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (27km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Vicq, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vicq, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (17km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (27km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vicq is in the south of France at 50 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Vicq is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vicq

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vicq

from Moulins (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 427 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 443 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begues, Charroux, Ebreuil, Naves, Saint-Bonnet-de-Rochefort, Saint-Quintin-sur-Sioule, Sussat, Valignat and Veauce.

This page in French: Visiter Vicq

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