Sorbier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sorbier: highlights and tourist information

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Sorbier is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Sorbier is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 13 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sorbier, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sorbier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Sorbier

Markets in and near Sorbier

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (13km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (17km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (24km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (30km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (31km)

More information about Sorbier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sorbier, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sorbier.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (30km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (38km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (41km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (47km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sorbier

Canton: Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sorbier

from Moulins (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sorbier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Sorbier): Bert, Chatelperron, Chavroches, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Montcombroux-les-Mines, Saint-Leon, Trezelles and Varennes-sur-Teche.

This page in French: Visitez Sorbier