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Sorbier tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Photo is of Lapalisse at 13 km from Sorbier

Visit Sorbier: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Sorbier on map of France

Sorbier is situated in the Allier (Auvergne region) in the south of France at 33 km from Moulins, the department capital. (General information: Sorbier is 294 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 29 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sorbier, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sorbier. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Lapalisse
Lapalisse 13km
photo of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule 29km
photo of Anzy-le-Duc
Anzy-le-Duc 31km
photo of Moulins
Moulins 33km
photo of Semur-en-Brionnais
Semur-en-Brionnais 35km
photo of Paray-le-Monial
Paray-le-Monial 37km
photo of Souvigny
Souvigny 40km
photo of Charroux
Charroux 43km
photo of Chateldon
Chateldon 45km

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Allier

Map of places to visit near Sorbier and location information

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More information about Sorbier & region

Allier (local department)

Auvergne (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Sorbier

Local markets

  • 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)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sorbier, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sorbier and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Semur-en-Brionnais (35km); Charroux (43km)

National Monuments Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Lapalisse (13km); Charlieu (46km)

Churches or other 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 Moulins (33km); Paray-le-Monial (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Vichy (32km)

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: 03220

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 nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sorbier): Bert, Chatelperron, Chavroches, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Montcombroux-les-Mines, Saint-Leon, Trezelles and Varennes-sur-Teche.

This page in French: Visitez Sorbier



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