"Moulins a nice old town in the centre of France ." Moulins by Waalewiener

Moulins Travel Guide: 31 reviews and 39 photos

Located in Provence Auvergne.

Moulins is a town of about 20 000 ,people ,it is located in the centre of France ,provence Auvergne
Moulins is the administrative and
political center of the department
'' Allier ''.The '' Cathedral our Lady of Mills ''as shown in the picture.
The modern part of this Cathedral was build in 1852 some white stones of Chauvigny were used.

This Chateau d'Avrilly is located about 8 Km outside Moulins
it is a beautiful Chateau with gorgeous surrounding grounds ,I believe it is privately owned,as I remeber talking someone representing the owners on our visit there.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Another one of France's lovely Towns that we should pay a visit if possible.
  • In a nutshell:If you are driving by this Chateau on your travels stop and pay a visit.
  • Last visit to Moulins: Sep 1998
  • Intro Updated Jan 24, 2004
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2010 at 10:03 AM

    Hansi, you have explored French cities a lot.... Good for you, Mr.Santa! :-)

  • ATLC's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2007 at 6:27 PM

    Beautiful photo's, Hansi! Have you any of Puy-en-Velay?

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2007 at 4:55 PM

    What a delightful place Moulins seems to be. The Chateau and its surroundings are lovely, indeed. Your attention to detail is grand.

  • Bavavia's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2006 at 7:26 PM

    the chateau pictures are just beautiful! In Napa they had Chateaus as well although not as stately as those in France, but very beautiful as well

  • lmkluque's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2006 at 6:04 AM

    Beautiful photos Hans! Looks like a charming town.

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2005 at 7:42 AM

    france is full of these lovely castles

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Jul 17, 2005 at 11:23 AM

    Nice looking page of Moulins, Hans. Txs. Greetings!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2005 at 12:51 AM

    I have often driven across Moulins, on the way to somewhere else and had never taken the time to visit the city and had never heard about this castle. Thank you for sharing. Next time, I will pay a visit, thanks to you!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2004 at 8:37 AM

    Wow, that is an impressive-looking Chateau! Amazing architecture, and it must have been great to walk around it's gardens!

  • Jeannette1's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2004 at 9:10 AM

    Hans, never thought anybody could write so much about Moulins :-) Nice castle! J.

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