Find the best place to stay — Allier

Where to stay around Allier?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 222 holiday lettings near Allier. From 66 houses to 61 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Allier for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Allier?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Allier. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Vichy: 101 holiday homes
  • Montluçon: 18 holiday homes
  • Durdat-Larequille: 30 holiday homes
  • Néris-les-Bains: 28 holiday homes
  • Beaune-d'Allier: 36 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Allier! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Allier?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Allier with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Vichy: 101 holiday lettings
  • Montluçon: 18 holiday lettings
  • Durdat-Larequille: 30 holiday lettings
  • Néris-les-Bains: 28 holiday lettings
  • Beaune-d'Allier: 36 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Allier?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Allier are:

  • Montbeugny Airport (XMU): 41 self catering accommodations
  • Domerat Airport (MCU): 82 self catering accommodations
  • Charmeil Airport (VHY): 142 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Allier?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Allier. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chateau de La Palice: 143 holiday rentals
  • Musee de la Vigne et du Terroir: 121 holiday rentals
  • Balaine Arboretum: 48 holiday rentals
  • La Pal Amusement Park: 38 holiday rentals
  • Lapalisse-St-Prix Station: 146 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Allier listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa or property in Allier, France your home away from home

Allier is a beautiful rural department of the Auvergne region of France. Located in the Massif Central, Allier is best known for its magnificent landscape of mountains, ancient forests and dramatic plunging gorges. Allier is the most beautiful area of Auvergne, France’s ‘green lung’, and is the pinnacle of outdoor activity holidays in France. The only things which break up the greenery are the stately chateaux, castles and fortresses which stand proudly on various hill-tops throughout Allier, France.

Things to do in Allier, France

If you are looking at taking a Allier property for an outdoor holiday, soaking in the incredible atmosphere, scenery and fresh air, you are in luck; Allier is the perfect place to walk, cycle and ride horses. There are over 400km of marked trails in the unspoilt Le Montagne Bourbonnaise alone. The Val d’Allier Nature Park is a birdwatchers dream, as over 250 bird species call the park home, and is crossed with some excellent walking trails.

Allier is also very rich in culture and history. The chateaux, fortresses and villas which dominate stretches of the skyline make fascinating viewing, but if you are looking for galleries, theatres and museums, head towards Moulins.

Golfers will be happy in an Allier property too. There are five full 18 hole golf courses in Allier, which incorporate testing sport and stunning scenery seamlessly. All you will need to get a round or golf lesson will be a handicap certificate.

Family holidays in Allier are excellent, and not only due to the wonderful range of healthy, outdoor and not least, great fun activities available. The Le Pal Water Park and Zoo is filled with entertainment, from sea lion displays to train rides.

Close to ski resorts of Puy-de-Dome, an Allier property is perfect for mountaineering and a host of mountain activities, from climbing to mountain-boarding.

Places to holiday in Allier, France

The capital of Allier, Moulins is a wonderfully picturesque city. Moulins is a historic town of great medieval charm and strolling through the streets is a wonderful way to spend a day or two, investigating the distinctive, often outrageous architecture dating back to the Bourbonnais era.

If the strain of exploring the magnificent countryside of Allier has taken its toll, don’t return to your self catering Allier property with aches and pains, but travel to Vichy, a popular and prestigious spa town. The spa dates back as far as Roman times, and the peaceful atmosphere and top-class spa facilities mean that your body will be free of pain and stress within minutes!

Weather in Allier, France

Allier has a wonderfully mild climate, meaning that you can explore the great outdoors without overheating! In summer, average monthly temperatures remain around 18°C, with daily peaks of around 28°C. In the winter months, temperatures plummet to average around 2°C, (in December and January), so pack a good jacket!

Travel to Allier, France

Limoges Airport (LIG) is the closest to a holiday rental property in Allier, around an hour away. Ryanair and Flybe both provide cheap flights from the south coast of England, but if you are travelling from elsewhere in Britain, Tours (TUF), St Etienne (EBU) and Lyon (LYN) are all within two hours of an Allier property, and receive direct flights form across the UK. Alternatively, the ports of Calais and St Malo are only a 5 hour drive from Allier.

Attractions in and around Allier

Looking for things to do while you're in Allier? Don't miss cultural highlights such as Musee de la Vigne et du Terroir, Musee de la Lithographie and Souvigny Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Jardin de la Gare Moulins, Balaine Arboretum and Jardin Public de Lapalisse. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campuses of Anne de Beaujeu College and College Lucien Colon. Discover Centre National Du Costume De Scene, Chateau de Virlobier in st Priest en Murat or Musee d'Art Brut while exploring the city during your stay. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Theatre Municipal Gabrielle Robinne, Wilson Garden and Church of Saint Lawrence.