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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

Latitude46.1636840 (N 46° 9’ 49”)
Longitude3.5677790 (E 3° 34’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 305m to 471m
Surface area28.02 km²
Population505 inhabitants
Density18 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMoulins (59 km, 1h06)
Insee code03223
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Lapalisse

Nearest cities & towns

Isserpent4.5 km (9 min)
Saint-Étienne-de-Vicq7.1 km (13 min)
Molles8.4 km (17 min)
Bost9.2 km (17 min)
Billezois9.9 km (17 min)
Le Breuil10.6 km (18 min)
Cusset11.5 km (18 min)
La Chapelle11.6 km (23 min)
Magnet12.4 km (22 min)
Vichy14.1 km (24 min)
Nizerolles14.2 km (21 min)
Lapalisse14.4 km (26 min)
Le Vernet14.4 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Whitewater rafting on the Allier
Sports sensations22 € Vichy (11.5 km)
Puppets of the world exhibition
Entertainment5 € Monétay-sur-Allier (32 km)
Visit a walnut and hazelnut oil factory
Local flavoursFreeAigueperse (33 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (34 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crapa fitness trail
HikeIntermediate40 minBellerive-sur-Allier (12.7 km)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (38 km)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (45 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (45 km)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice, Pêt d'Âne and La Roche Castle
Car itineraryEasy5h00Cordelle (45 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals