Things to do in Montluçon

New to Montluçon? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Montluçon

If you're in Montluçon to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Park Ilets

⭐️ 4.1 (659)

Parc Wilson

⭐️ 4.4 (655)

Castle of the dukes of Bourbon in Montluçon

⭐️ 4.1 (577)

Château de la Louvière

⭐️ 4.2 (256)

The top affordable restaurants in Montluçon

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Montluçon city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Buffalo Grill

⭐️ 4 (4417)

Price Range: $$

Royal Wok, restaurant asiatique, japonais, grillade, fruits de mer

⭐️ 4 (1066)

Price Range: $

Les Années Folles

⭐️ 4 (885)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (726)

Price Range: $$

Le Chanzy

⭐️ 4.3 (532)

Price Range: $$

Iguane Tex Mex

⭐️ 4.6 (497)

Price Range: $$

Ducs De Bourbon Aux

⭐️ 4.1 (461)

Price Range: $$

Vie En Rose

⭐️ 4.2 (370)

Price Range: $$

Le Glacier

⭐️ 4 (345)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Á DAMAS

⭐️ 4.5 (292)

Price Range: $$

La Cantine

⭐️ 4.5 (289)

Price Range: $$

End your night in some of the best bars in Montluçon

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Montluçon, curated exclusively for you.

Le Moderne

⭐️ 4.3 (566)

Price Range: $$

Le Perceval

⭐️ 4.5 (356)

Price Range: $$

Le Glacier

⭐️ 4 (356)

Price Range: $$

Bar La Notte

⭐️ 4.4 (323)

Price Range: $$

Orge et houblon Montluçon

⭐️ 4.7 (145)

Price Range: $$

El Loco

⭐️ 4.2 (96)

La Grinta Bar

⭐️ 4.5 (78)

Le Cul d'Chouette

⭐️ 4.7 (77)

Le Galopin

⭐️ 4.7 (66)

Price Range: $

Les Variétés

⭐️ 4.4 (57)

Price Range: $

In Vino

⭐️ 4.7 (55)

Pick from the best places to stay in Montluçon

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Montluçon you've come to the right place.

Hotel De La Gare

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Château Saint-Jean, ...

#1 of 11 hotels in ...

The Originals Boutiq...

#2 of 11 hotels in ...

Ibis budget Montluçon

#4 of 11 hotels in ...

Hôtel Le Faisan

#5 of 11 hotels in ...

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Castle of Montlucon: Take time to explore the monument icon of Montlucon: the Castle of Montlucon. Located on the top of the hill, it has been standing there since the 10th century and it's one of the most visited sites in the area.
  2. Visit the Puygiron Tower: The Puygiron tower is an old stone tower, built in the 13th century that can be visited by tourists. Enjoy the spectacular view of Montlucon from the tower and don't miss to attend the evening show and admire the fireworks from there.
  3. Visit the Museum of 9 September: The museum of 9 September is a must-see for anyone visiting Montlucon. On display are original artifacts and memorabilia from WWII, as well as a beautiful collection of paintings, sculptures, and photography by local and international artists.

Montlucon is an ideally-located city in France that can be explored whatever time of year. The best time to visit Montlucon is during the mild summer months, when temperatures reach peak highs in the twenties and nighttime temperatures can still be enjoyable. For those looking for a cooler escape, the cooler temperatures and shorter days in the late fall and winter create a beautiful, crisp atmosphere.

Montlucon is an ideal destination for a short break. With its charming atmosphere and attractive attractions, two or three days are a perfect amount of time to explore the city’s vibrant streets and exceptional monuments. Visitors can find something for everyone - whether it is sightseeing, shopping or sampling the cuisine. For a truly memorable experience, a visit to Montlucon should be on every traveler’s itinerary.

Exploring Montlucon, France is best done by foot or bike. The narrow, cobblestone sidewalks and alleys of this charming city make it perfect for strolling and taking in the sights. You can also rent a bike from one of the many local bike shops, allowing you to explore even further. For longer distances, public transit is an option, with bus lines running throughout the city.

Montlucon is a great destination for families with young children. For outdoor experiences, there is Parc Floral Arboretum which boasts a picturesque landscape of nature trails, plants, and animals to explore. Another family favorite is the Maison du Pays Moulages, which is both an entertainment center and a museum showcasing traditional arts and crafts, as well as providing educational activities and workshops. Lastly, the Château de La Voute Chilhac is an impressive castle with a garden and a tower that can be climbed for a great view of Montlucon.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Montluçon. To start off we'd have to mention Bar La Notte, Le Cul d'Chouette, Bar St Paul. Check out our page on the best bars in Montluçon.

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