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Lapalisse

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Allier

Lapalisse - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Allier
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If the territory must first renowned for its famous truisms born the 18th century, from ancient times, Lapalisse was described as "Nostable crossing in Bourbonnais," because it bordered the old Roman road from Paris to Lyon. This country is both door Auvergne and Roanne, the boundary between Pays d'Oc and the country of Oil. Well connected with the North and South by the legendary Route Blue sung by Charles Trenet, making dual carriageway bypass of the RN 7 and the future establishment of the A89 Bordeaux-Strasbourg link, establish its role as a crossroads , instead of privileged stage.

Located between the plains of Sologne Bourbonnaise and Highlands Mountain Bourbonnaise Lapalisse the country has a quality natural environment of woods and meadows preserved and green, varied terrain with numerous creeks and rivers, a large forest estate ... Besbre, 80 km long, crosses the country from south to north Lapalisse drains and many rivers, mainly on its right bank (Barbenan, Andan Little Teche ..). It rises in the Black Wood at the foot of Montoncel and flows into the Loire south of Bourbon-Lancy. Widening from Lapalisse, she adopts a more regular layout. Valley Besbre has distinction of having a variety of castles (which can not be visited all but valid for most to be approached).

The Country of Lapalisse has a historical and cultural heritage is particularly rich as shown by the presence of many bridges, towers, farms and castles. His craftsmanship is highly diversified (Oil Mill, Milling, Dried Flowers, Art Knives, Art Brut, products ...), as the range of leisure and small shops and services. The Country of Lapalisse includes the following fourteen municipalities: Andelaroche, Barrais-Bussolles, Bert, Billezois, Droiturier, Isserpent, Lapalisse, Breuil, Perigny, Saint Kitts, Saint-Etienne-de-Vicq, St. Pierre Laval, Saint -Price and Servilly.

Lapalisse, two labels at your service: "More beautiful detours of France" and "Village Stage".

Geographical information

MunicipalityLapalisse
Postcode03120
Tourism labels
Latitude46.2501940 (N 46° 15’ 1”)
Longitude3.6393170 (E 3° 38’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 264m to 465m
Surface area33.01 km²
Population3286 inhabitants
Density99 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMoulins (48 km, 52 min)
Insee code03138
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Lapalisse
DepartmentAllier
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Servilly6.2 km (11 min)
Périgny6.9 km (9 min)
Droiturier7 km (9 min)
Billezois7.5 km (13 min)
Le Breuil9.1 km (11 min)
Saint-Prix9.6 km (10 min)
Andelaroche10.3 km (11 min)
Varennes-sur-Tèche10.4 km (15 min)
Saint-Gérand-le-Puy10.5 km (12 min)
Barrais-Bussolles11.6 km (12 min)
Bert12.1 km (17 min)
Trézelles12.1 km (15 min)
Cindré13.1 km (17 min)
Loddes13.1 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Town
Town
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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The city straddles the Besbre
The city straddles the Besbre
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City
City
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Town
Town
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Public Garden and Castle Lapalisse
Public Garden and Castle Lapalisse
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Control Town
Control Town
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City
City
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Town
Town
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City
City
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Town
Town
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The Town
The Town
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city ​​
city ​​
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Front Room
Front Room
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Town
Town
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War Memorial
War Memorial
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The Church of St. John the Baptist
The Church of St. John the Baptist
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The Church of St. John the Baptist
The Church of St. John the Baptist
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The Church of St. John the Baptist
The Church of St. John the Baptist
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The Church of St. John the Baptist
The Church of St. John the Baptist
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The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church
The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church
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The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church
The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church
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Inside the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Inside the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Bridge Besbre
Bridge Besbre
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Castle stating the obvious
Castle stating the obvious
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Weather

Monday 25 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 19°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 18°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Whitewater rafting on the Allier
Sports sensations20 € Vichy (21 km)
Sweet cake workshop
Entertainment10 € Gannat (38 km)
Visit La Mothe Castle
Culture and education4 € to 50 € Vicq (41 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
CraftsFreeArconsat (41 km)
Knife-making workshop tour
CraftsFreeThiers (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (31 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)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels