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TownBarrais-BussollesLoddes at 3.8 km
Insee code03017Bert at 3.8 km
Postcode03120Andelaroche at 4.5 km
Latitude46.2904380Droiturier at 6.5 km
Longitude3.7164620Montaiguët-en-Forez at 6.9 km
AltitudeFrom 287 to 505 metersMontcombroux-les-Mines at 7.2 km
Surface25.34 km²Lapalisse at 7.4 km
Population229 inhabitantsLenax at 7.5 km
Density9 inhabitants/km²Varennes-sur-Tèche at 7.8 km
Chief townMoulins (at 52 km, 58 min)Saint-Prix at 8.2 km
DepartmentAllierLe Donjon at 8.9 km
RegionAuvergneSearch another town


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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.


  • Saint-Julien XI-XV: built in the shape of a Greek cross, to cross nearly equal, long trained by the nave and the ch? Heart, wide in the chapel of the Virgin. Font: 11th: consists of a tank resting on an octagonal drum of the same type. Choir (late fifteenth century): Gothic style. Cure: High Middle Ages. Priory (1542). Keystone bearing arms (Christophe de Damas). Not open to visitors.
  • Chapel Bussolles: 11th and twelfth. Old Parish Bussolles demolished. The choir flamboyant style is retained and is now part of the chapel Bussolles. Not open to visitors.
  • Tour pourçain (Middle Ages) once embattled, it has lost its upper fortified. It has undergone little processing. The larger openings are made in the 15th and sixteenth. The ground floor room has a bread oven and a fireplace in the 15th, a stone staircase up to the first floor where there are very good access to slots (at the beginning of the 20th it is transformed into a chapel dedicated at Notre Dame) recorded in the inventory of historical monuments. House-private character can not be visited.
  • La Bruyere - Druidic site: Gallic era: built on a hill, is a Druidic site east-west, consisting of two large stones on which rests a large block.


  • Heritage Country Lapalisse which includes fourteen communes: Andelaroche, Barrais-Bussolles, Bert, Billezois, Droiturier, Isserpent, Lapalisse, Le Breuil, Perigny, Saint Kitts, Saint-Etienne-de-Vicq, Saint-Pierre-Laval Saint-Prix and Servilly.
  • Hiking, biking and equestrian. IGN A map is available at the Tourist Office. Discover the 37 circuits of hikes throughout the 14 municipalities of the Community Commons. Possibility of equestrian sport in common Lapalisse, Le Breuil-Saint-Pierre Laval.
  • Botanical trail: a trip from the Domaine de la Chaize at Breuil you will discover the scents of the region and bird watching.
  • Tennis on the common Bert Isserpent, Lapalisse and Saint-Prix.
  • A Bert, mini-golf course, with other nearby recreational facilities: swimming pool, lake (fishing), cycling, max chess and checkers, ping-pong, swings. Community Pool: pool and open air-conditioned. Baywatch open from July to August from 13:30 to 18:30. closed Tuesdays. Fishing pond Great Ouche Fishing Pond 1st Class Partial Shade: Federal maps, daily vacation? open weekends from opening to closing the fishery.
  • A-Lapalisse Perigny: Aeroclub, European Center Skydiving.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Rural heritage museumCraftFrom 1.50 € to 3 €Le Donjon (8.8 km)
Whitewater rafting on the AllierSports sensations20 €Vichy (28 km)

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Monday 22 September
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
Tuesday 23 September
Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 24 September
Min. 3°C - Max. 17°C


Castle with 5 bedroomsChateau Les Gaillards     NEW
Castle B&B owned by 2 Dutch masseurs for men only.
Located 7.2 km from Barrais-BussollesFrom 65 € to 95 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Tuilerie de Bouthiaud    
Away from the rhythm of the city, in the countryside bourbonaise, you will find a haven of peace! Planted amidst 4 acres of pasture, our home awaits you for a relaxing alongside our...
Located 17.1 km from Barrais-BussollesFrom 35 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsMaison Dauphin  
Le Crozet
We offer you a suite of 2 bedrooms and a lounge on the 2nd floor of our house of the sixteenth century in the center of the medieval village of Crozet.
Located 21 km from Barrais-Bussolles60 € the double room 

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Castle for 10 personsChateau Arfeuilles
Welcome to Château Arfeuilles! Having a good meal and a good glass of wine, enjoying the regional delicacies, poodle in the swimming pool, wine and dine. With the sound of crickets...
Located 15 km from Barrais-BussollesFrom 1450 € to 1850 € per week 
House for 18 personsLe gîte du bouton rouge
The cottage in a large green area with a large swimming pool, welcomes you for a successful holiday. The design of the house is made for a good time with family or friends. The indoor...
Located 27 km from Barrais-BussollesFrom 1130 € to 2490 € per week 

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74 places over 2 haBeau rivage sur les Berges de l'Allier    
Beau Rivage: At the gates of Auvergne, 80 shaded and bounded along the Allier River in a unique setting overlooking the gardens of Vichy, 3 minutes from downtown. Mobile home Riviera...
Located 29 km from Barrais-BussollesFrom 14.20 € to 19 € per day 
89 places over 2,7 haCamping de la croix st Martin (Vichy)    
Family campsite, open from 10 April to 10 October, located in a quiet and green along the river Allier, Vichy and the doors close to the mountain Bourbonnais. Relaxing and spacious....
Located 30 km from Barrais-Bussolles 

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Auberge Du Moulin Marin - Hotel in Barrais-BussollesAuberge Du Moulin Marin     
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Located 7.3 km from Barrais-BussollesRoom from 50 €
Auberge de la Marguetière - Hotel in Barrais-BussollesAuberge de la Marguetière     
Auberge de la Marguetière is located 40 km from the spa town of Vichy, and is surrounded by nature. It offers a garden with a terrace and a natural swimming pool. Guests can also enjoy...
Located 7.5 km from Barrais-BussollesRoom from 50 €
Logis Hotel Galland - Hotel in Barrais-BussollesLogis Hotel Galland     
This Logis hotel provides en suite accommodation a 5-minute walk from Château de La Palice. The hotel has a restaurant and free on-site parking is available. Hotel Galland’s restaurant...
Located 7.9 km from Barrais-BussollesRoom from 60 €

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Hôtel Aletti Palace
Hotel Aletti Palace is in the centre of Vichy, opposite Vichy Congres Opéra. Decorated in its original Art Deco style, it offers a terrace looking on to...
Hôtel Aletti Palace
Hotel Aletti Palace is in the centre of Vichy, opposite Vichy Congres Opéra. Decorated in its original Art Deco style, it...
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