Road access

Visitor’s parking

Guests are invited to use the northern entrance, and leave their vehicle at the large pond parking. Our parking access is on the Route de Goyette, off the D161, turn right at the property sign.

Please, drive staight over the pond dam  and park your car in the parking lot right after the green shack at the end of the private dam road); walk than towards the orangerie and castle buildings

Attention: the main alley of the castle is restricted for inhabitants of the property or for handicapped people, who can use a specific spot to park at the end of the alley. Please be careful to avoid driving on the grass at any time.

Click here to download the access map of les fougis


Geographical situation

Les Fougis is located on the  country road D161 which connects the villages of Thionne and Chapeau. Visitors need a car as the nearest train station is 10 miles away (Dompierre-sur-Bresbre). Next larger towns are Moulins – 20 miles away (historical and administration center of the Allier dept. ) or Vichy – 25 miles away (nice traditional Spa town with some European flair).

Clermont Ferrand – main City of the French Auvergne region lays 60 miles away, and offers international airport connections.

The larger city of Lyon is a 2 hours trip by car. Visitors who arrive by plane in Lyon can easily rent a car at the airport.

Paris (Gare de Bercy) connects to Moulins-sur-Allier by train within a 2h30 ride.