Things to see and do - Vichy
Unmissable tourist sites
Vichy Travel guide
Vichy : Michelin's recommendations
This famous resort, known as the “queen of spa towns”, is home to eclectic architecture from the second half of the 19C and early 20C. Visitors will enjoy its extensive and peaceful parks, as well as the wide range of attractions on offer here. In the Grand Casino, nowadays a conference centre, you will relive the darkest hours of Vichy’s history on 10 July 1940, when full power was handed over to Marshal Pétain and the town was designated as the capital of the French State.
Tourist attractions Vichy : Things to see and do
7 r. du Casino F - 03200 Vichy
The former Grand Casino, created on Napoleon III's initiative, opened its doors in 1865. With lounges, a concert hall and a ballroom, it was the first of its kind in France. The quality of the Art Nouveau interior owes much to the work of painter Rud..
pl. d'Allier F - 03200 Vichy
The old church shelters a highly worshiped Black Virgin, Notre-Dame-des-Malades. The new church has beautiful stained-glass windows and modern mosaics.
r. du Parc F - 03200 Vichy
The Parc des Sources is where it all happens in this spa town. Spa visitors, locals out for a stroll and people meeting for a drink at the Grand Café converge here in this park planted with chestnut and plane trees, which was laid around the springs ..
7 Place Sévigné F - 03201 Vichy
Hôtel de Grignan is located in a quiet area of Old Vichy. It offers quiet and comfortable guestrooms for up to 4 guests. All of the rooms have a private bathroom, TV and Wi-Fi internet access. Breakfast can be served to your room or enjoyed in the h..
13 Boulevard de Russie F - 03200 Vichy
Les Nations is located just 5 minutes walk from the centre of Vichy, between the historic centre and the Napolean gardens. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and a traditional restaurant. The comfortable guest rooms all come with flat-screen satellite TV a..
3, rue Grangier F - 03200 Vichy
Situated in a quiet street, with secure public parking nearby and just a 5-minute walk from the centre of Vichy, this hotel has rooms with a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. The modern guestrooms at the Hôtel de Biarritz have en suite bath or shower an..
3 pl. Joseph-Aletti F - 03200 Vichy
13 bd de Russie F - 03200 Vichy
15 r. du Parc F - 03200 Vichy
This 19C building has a large cube-shaped veranda with a distinct transparent feel to the decor. Aesthetics and creativity are prominent in both the setting and the cuisine, both created by chef Jacques Decoret. The five B&B-style rooms are designed ..
8 r. Nicolas-Larbaud F - 03200 Vichy
Jean-Jacques and Marie-Ange vowed that in their restaurant there would only be a few tables, so as to be able to better satisfy their customers. And they are true to their word! Building on traditional foundations, the chef cooks up seasonal ingredie..
bd de Lattre-de-Tassigny, La Rotonde F - 03200 Vichy
A saucer placed on a lake: certainly not banal! At the water's surface, in a decor of glass and steel, diners enjoy contemporary cuisine. The quality ingredients are prepared precisely and the flavours duly follow. In summer, you can even sit on the ..
4 r. du Casino F - 03200 Vichy
Located opposite the opera house, this brasserie has preserved its 1920s decor of mouldings, mirrors and old photos. Classic brasserie fare, which is both copious and well prepared.
8 r. Burnol F - 03200 Vichy
An inveterate traveller, the chef loves handling spices, and delivers tasty, full-flavoured cuisine. You can feel the generosity of somebody who is passionate about what he does. As for the decor, Volvic stone, a glass roof inlaid with plant motifs a..