Montluçon

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

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TownMontluçonDésertines at 1.9 km
Insee code03185Lavault-Sainte-Anne at 3.5 km
Postcode03100Domérat at 6.1 km
Latitude46.3399659Saint-Victor at 6.1 km
Longitude2.6066450Prémilhat at 6.4 km
AltitudeFrom 194 to 364 metersNéris-les-Bains at 7 km
Surface20.67 km²Saint-Angel at 7.2 km
Population39468 inhabitantsLignerolles at 7.3 km
Density1909 inhabitants/km²Chamblet at 7.4 km
National labelQuinssaines at 7.8 km
Chief townMoulins (at 82 km, 67 min)Verneix at 7.9 km
DepartmentAllierSaint-Genest at 8.5 km
RegionAuvergneSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Montluçon, the city with two faces:

On the front nestled at the foot of the castle of the Dukes of Bourbon, the medieval city reflects the rich history of Montluçon. Houses timbered 15th and 16th centuries astonished by their charm intact.

Tails: the heart of the old city, the contemporary building MuPop hints at the other side of the city, resolutely turned towards the future. Metal facades emphasizes the industrial wealth of the city. Just below one of the many parks invite you to linger. Want more likely yet? Within minutes, the campaign offers you the gates of the city!

Want out? Cabaret "Royal Avenue" to Montluçon casino Neris-les-Bains, through the many bars in the city atmosphere and discotheques, night awaits you!


SIGHTSEEING

Montluçon has kept the soul of its prestigious past the time of the Bourbons; Castle 2nd Louis de Bourbon proudly dominates the city. Stroll the streets of the medieval town and discover the Saint-Pierre district, the Romanesque church of the 12th century and the remarkable House of the Twelve Apostles.

Do not miss: The Mupop (Museum of Popular Music). In the heart of the medieval city of Montluçon in an innovative museum of 3300 m², discover, through staging a fun and interactive, the largest collection of instruments and musical objects of France. A headphones on, carry yourself in different musical worlds: from jazz to rock, through the bal musette, pop music, electro ... Share unpublished family or friends sound experiences! National in scope, Mupop houses an exceptional collection of instruments and musical objects in France, highlighted by a contemporary scenography. 3500 instruments and musical objects and 150 autonomous listening points. Museum of music that make you vibrate!

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of La Ville-Gozet,   Train station of Montluçon-Rimard,   Train station of Montluçon-Ville
Information pointsTourist Office of Montluçon
Leisure centresMuseum of the Musiques Populaires,   Racecourse of Saint-Jean
MonumentsCastle of Bien-Assis,   Castle of the Ducs de Bourbon,   Castle of the Étourneaux,   Church Notre-Dame,   Church Saint-Paul,   Church Saint-Pierre
Performance hallsCentre Athanor,   Centre Marcel Pagnol,   Le Festin,   Le Guingois

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Yoga lessons and relaxationWellbeing9 €Beaune-d'Allier (23 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 10°C - Max. 11°C
Friday 25 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantGrenier à Sel  
9.2
Montluçon
The Grenier à Sel is in line with the medieval city of Montlucon both chic and traditional. Having the appearance of a mansion of the fifteenth century, this restaurant welcomes you...
Located in Montluçon49 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Montluçon Saint-Victor  
6.7
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Saint-Victor
IN MOP - Discover the Auvergne anyone? Above all, treat yourself to a delicious meal at the restaurant Campanile Montlucon Saint-Victor! Not far from the highway, we revel in buffets...
Located 4.8 km from Montluçon19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Bistrot Chic  
7.6
Néris-les-Bains
Close to Montlucon and the heart of the resort in the Massif Central, discover the Casino Neris-les-Bains, a beautiful listed building, adjacent to the theater of the Napoleonic era....
Located 7.1 km from Montluçon22 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Maîtres Sonneurs    
9.3
Huriel
Whether for a stopover on a driving holiday or a trip to the country of George Sand, you will enjoy our guest rooms in a farmhouse from the 19th. Hosts'table, natural or organic products,...
Located 10.5 km from MontluçonFrom 49 € to 79 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLes Malvaux    
8.9
Huriel
In a rural setting, in the center of France at 10 km Montluçon near the village of La Chapelaude to the floor of a renovated barn, near the family home, 4 bedrooms for 12 persons each...
Located 10.9 km from Montluçon55 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChez Dominique    
8.3
Villefranche-d'Allier
At the center of France in the Allier, 4 B refined guest rooms on the first floor of an old coaching inn from the 19th century located in the center of a village with all shops. You...
Located 20 km from Montluçon62 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsLa Petite Maison
Terjat
Vacation rental Terjat, 20 km south of Montlucon, in the Auvergne. Layout: living room, kitchen and three bedrooms. Garden with large trampoline, good to play or relax. Environment...
Located 15.2 km from MontluçonFrom 350 € to 450 € per week 

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HOTELS

Kyriad Montluçon - Hotel in MontluçonKyriad Montluçon     
6.8
Montluçon
This Kyriad Hotel is located on the banks of the Cher River, near the city centre. This comfortable and affordable hotel is ideal for an en-route overnight stay. Guestrooms are fitted...
Located in MontluçonRoom from 44 €
Inter-Hôtel de l'Univers - Hotel in MontluçonInter-Hôtel de l'Univers     
8.6
Montluçon
Located in a building of the 1900, in Montluçon city centre, this hotel is just 50 metres from the Train Station. Canal+ and free WiFi are provided in the en suite rooms. Rooms at Inter-Hôtel...
Located in MontluçonRoom from 49 €
Logis Hotel des Bourbons - Hotel in MontluçonLogis Hotel des Bourbons     
7.5
Montluçon
Located at the centre of Montluçon, this hotel is set in a 19th-century building, just 20 metres from the train station. Free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV are provided in the guest rooms. Each...
Located in MontluçonRoom from 56 €

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Résidence de l'Europe
Located in the heart of Vichy, Résidence de l'Europe offers self-catering accommodation in a property featuring a garden, a terrace and a restaurant. Vichy’s...
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