Vichy (Occitan: Vichèi) is a commune in central France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, along the Allier river. It is the commune in the department with second largest population after Montluçon. It is in the historic province of Bourbonnais.
Vichy has lots of Spas and resorts. This site was inhabited before the Roman conquest of Gaul.
In 1861, Napoleon III visited Vichy several times.
During World War II, it was the capital city of Vichy France.