Vitray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vitray in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 12 km from Vitray

Visit Vitray: highlights and tourist information

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Vitray 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 Vitray in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 12 km and Culan at 25 km.

Vitray, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Herisson guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Souvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charroux guide

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Markets in and near Vitray

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (25km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (30km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (31km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (31km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (35km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Vitray, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (21km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (31km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (21km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (34km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (44km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (46km)
  • Forgeneuve (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (6km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (17km)

Geography and distances

Vitray is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Vitray is 250 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitray

Canton: Cérilly

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vitray

from Moulins (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 250 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Epineuil-le-Fleuriel, Le Brethon, Letelon, Meaulne, Saint-Bonnet-Troncais and Urcay.

This page in French: Visiter Vitray