Saint-Hilaire is located some 170 miles (274 kilometers) from Paris, the capital of France, and about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Lyon.
The area around Saint-Hilaire is wonderfully endowed with sights and attractions, from perennial tourist favourites to hidden gems that lay slightly off the beaten path. Souvigny, lies roughly 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the west. Take the trip there to enjoy the Souvigny Museum and Church of St Peter and St Paul.
While you are on vacation in Saint-Hilaire, why don't you visit Moulins. Approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the east, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Centre National Du Costume De Scene, Anne de Beaujeu College and Moulins Park. If you're still looking for things to do, why not stop by La Mal Coiffee Prison and Moulins Cathedral before you head back to Saint-Hilaire.
If you're on the lookout for experiences that won't blow the budget, set aside some time to explore Aude 's many outdoor cultural attractions such as open-air markets. Aude is graced with some significant monasteries and other places of worship, perfect places to get a taste of the region's spiritual side.
When you hear the call of the wild, follow the lead of active locals and spend the day mountain climbing and hiking. Bird watching and cycling are just some of the many low stress activities in this area.
When you are ready to put away your camera and say "Au revoir / À bientôt" to Saint-Hilaire, you'll have plenty of plenty of good memories.