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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

Latitude46.2106200 (N 46° 12’ 38”)
Longitude3.5733230 (E 3° 34’ 24”)
AltitudeFrom 287m to 353m
Surface area15.68 km²
Population398 inhabitants
Density25 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMoulins (61 km, 59 min)
Insee code03028
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Lapalisse

Nearest cities & towns

Périgny5.3 km (12 min)
Magnet6.4 km (8 min)
Bost6.5 km (8 min)
Saint-Étienne-de-Vicq7.4 km (10 min)
Lapalisse7.5 km (13 min)
Le Breuil8.3 km (12 min)
Isserpent8.8 km (14 min)
Seuillet8.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Félix9.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Christophe9.9 km (17 min)
Servilly11.4 km (17 min)
Saint-Germain-des-Fossés11.7 km (17 min)
Creuzier-le-Neuf11.7 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Whitewater rafting on the Allier
Sports sensations22 € Vichy (14.4 km)
Discovery of the draft horse at work
Culture and education1 € to 5 € Le Mayet-de-Montagne (18.1 km)
Puppets of the world exhibition
Entertainment5 € Monétay-sur-Allier (28 km)
Visit a walnut and hazelnut oil factory
Local flavoursFreeAigueperse (36 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (38 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crapa fitness trail
HikeIntermediate40 minBellerive-sur-Allier (15.1 km)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (37 km)
Between meadows, vineyards and castles
HikeEasy3h00Besson (37 km)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (48 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (48 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals