Saint-Palais

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TownSaint-Palais
Insee code03249
Postcode03370
Latitude46.4390290
Longitude2.2988890
AltitudeFrom 304 to 448 meters
Surface20.30 km²
Population191 inhabitants
Density9 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townMoulins (at 110 km, 95 min)Préveranges at 3.7 km
DepartmentAllierMesples at 4.8 km
RegionAuvergneSearch another town

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SIGHTSEEING

Church Saint-Palais: Mentioned in the 12th century and built on a hill that was once a cemetery, the present building is the result of several periods of construction: the barrel-vaulted nave is 12th century, the choir flat apse of the 14th and finally the chapel adjoining the north side of the fifteenth. The church has a beautiful 15th century stained glass window divided into three compartments stacked ranked Subject History in 1918. The other windows date from the 19th century and also represent Saint Palais, the Saints Blaise and agricultural Fiacre, the latter protecting children convulsions. The window of the nave representing the flight into Egypt bears the family coat of arms Maisonneuve who offered the window. More rarely mentioned on a stained glass window "Tobias and the fish." The scene is described in the Old Testament where the young man catching a big fish for him to remove the gall to make the sight of his father.

Right next to the church is a cross of the 19th century wrought iron whose base is an inverted font.

There are in the township of Huriel many Celtic remains, such as Celtic crosses on the churches of Huriel and St. Eloy-Allier. Curiously, Saint-Palais, their presence is recalled by a small statue of Vercingetorix on the war memorial located in the church.

Manoir de Maison Neuve (private property): Occupying the center of a circular mound of about 40 m in diameter, this 14th century manor house but his name indicates that it has replaced an even older building . In one room, a very deep well would be the opening of a tunnel linking the castle of Boussac and Roche Préveranges up and go.

At a place called "Fins," the junction between the three departments and three provinces, it is said that "the three prefects could join hands" and discuss their business.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Trekking in the south of the CreuseNature and the outdoorsFrom 510 € to 780 €Moutier-Malcard (28 km)

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WEATHER

Monday 28 July
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Min. 9°C - Max. 14°C
Tuesday 29 July
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Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C
Wednesday 30 July
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Min. 12°C - Max. 23°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Bonne Auberge  
9
Nouzerines
Located in the heart of a village Creuse, La Bonne Auberge welcomes you in a pleasant and authentic. Guests can enjoy gourmet French cuisine, which changes with the seasons, always...
Located 15.6 km from Saint-Palais 
French cuisine restaurantLa Goutte Noire  
9.8
Châteaumeillant
Châteaumeillant - This is the torque Boudeau welcomes you in the hotel restaurant La Goutte Noire in the city of Châteaumeillant in Cher. Two rooms are tastefully decorated at your...
Located 15.8 km from Saint-Palais32 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Maîtres Sonneurs    
9.3
Huriel
Whether for a stopover on a driving holiday or a trip to the country of George Sand, you will enjoy our guest rooms in a farmhouse from the 19th. Hosts'table, natural or organic products,...
Located 15.7 km from Saint-PalaisFrom 49 € to 79 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLes Malvaux    
8.7
Huriel
In a rural setting, in the center of France at 10 km Montluçon near the village of La Chapelaude to the floor of a renovated barn, near the family home, 4 bedrooms for 12 persons each...
Located 16.7 km from Saint-Palais55 € the double room 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsLe Gachet  
Pouligny-Notre-Dame
BED and breakfast & studio 10 km south of chatre in the berry in a rustic and warm on a farm Berry, with an interior of a regional nature. Golf and spa at 500 m.
Located 23 km from Saint-PalaisFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 20 personsBonneblond   NEW
Saint-Désiré
In the center of France, is 'Bonn Blonde ', a charming property of 87 hectares, including a private bar, private swimming lake. Bonn Blonde is ideal for 20 people or less, but can also...
Located 12 km from Saint-Palais 
House for 4 personsHouse for 4 persons
Pouligny-Notre-Dame
House in the countryside. In a hamlet, surrounded by nature in a quiet, peaceful.
Located 24 km from Saint-PalaisFrom 240 € to 330 € per week 
House for 6 personsMaison de campagne en terre Bourbonnaise   NEW
Lavault-Sainte-Anne
Bourbonnais house with courtyard, classified 3 stars. Building renovated in 1800. 3 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, dining room, living room, laundry. 2/ 6 people. Doors Montlucon and...
Located 27 km from Saint-PalaisFrom 280 € to 450 € per week 

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HOTELS

Domaine Maevag - Hotel in Saint-PalaisDomaine Maevag     
8.6
Chazemais
Located in Chazemais at the exact centre point of France, Domaine Maevag offers an outdoor swimming pool, table tennis, pétanque facilities and bicycle rental. Montluçon is only a 30-minute...
Located 17.5 km from Saint-PalaisRoom from 57 €
Château Les Dryades Golf & Spa - Hotel in Saint-PalaisChâteau Les Dryades Golf & Spa    
7.7
Pouligny-Notre-Dame
This 11th-century chateau is set on a golf and spa resort, located in central France. The spa includes an indoor swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna and salt water plunge pool. There are...
Located 22 km from Saint-PalaisRoom from 99 €
Hôtel Les Dryades Golf & Spa - Hotel in Saint-PalaisHôtel Les Dryades Golf & Spa     
7.8
Pouligny-Notre-Dame
Hôtel Les Dryades Golf & Spa overlooks a beautiful golf course. It has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and offers comfortable, spacious rooms. Many of the guest rooms have a balcony...
Located 23 km from Saint-PalaisRoom from 53 €

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Résidence de l'Europe
Located in the heart of Vichy, Résidence de l'Europe offers self-catering accommodation in a property featuring a garden, a terrace and a restaurant. Vichy’s...
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Résidence de l'Europe
Located in the heart of Vichy, Résidence de l'Europe offers self-catering accommodation in a property featuring a garden,...
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