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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Allier

Common Country Lapalisse. This country is both the door and the Auvergne Roannais frontier between the Pays d'Oc and the country of Oil. Located between the plains of the Sologne Bourbonnaise and Highlands Mountain Bourbonnaise, Country Lapalisse has a natural quality: grove preserved and green, varied terrain with many streams and rivers, a forest heritage important? ? The Country Lapalisse has a historical and cultural rich as evidenced by the presence of numerous bridges, towers, farms and castles. His craftsmanship is very diverse (oil, flour milling, dried flowers, cutlery art, art brut, local produce?), As the range of leisure and small shops and services.

Geographical information

Latitude46.2904380 (N 46° 17’ 26”)
Longitude3.7164620 (E 3° 42’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 287m to 505m
Surface area25.34 km²
Population220 inhabitants
Density8 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMoulins (52 km, 58 min)
Insee code03017
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Lapalisse

Nearest cities & towns

Andelaroche5.2 km (9 min)
Bert5.4 km (9 min)
Loddes5.5 km (9 min)
Montaiguët-en-Forez9.1 km (12 min)
Lenax9.2 km (12 min)
Droiturier10.4 km (13 min)
Montcombroux-les-Mines10.7 km (16 min)
Lapalisse11.6 km (12 min)
Varennes-sur-Tèche12.2 km (18 min)
Le Donjon12.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Prix13.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Martin-d'Estréaux13.2 km (22 min)
Sorbier14.3 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Whitewater rafting on the Allier
Sports sensations20 € Vichy (28 km)
Buy beef straight from the farm
Local flavours118 € Saint-Julien-de-Civry (41 km)
Carriage ride in South Burgundy
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 390 € Tancon (43 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (45 km)
Visit the House of the Charolais
Culture and education350 € to 750 € Charolles (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (25 km)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (47 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (47 km)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice, Pêt d'Âne and La Roche Castle
Car itineraryEasy5h00Cordelle (47 km)
Mars Peninsula
HikeEasy3h00Cordelle (47 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals