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Barrais-Bussolles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barrais-Bussolles in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 8 km from Barrais-Bussolles

Visit Barrais-Bussolles: highlights and tourist information

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Barrais-Bussolles is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 8 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barrais-Bussolles, 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 Barrais-Bussolles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its...

See Lapalisse guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 27 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 33 km (direction west)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 42 km (direction north-west)

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the...

See Souvigny guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Riom

Riom

at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 67 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide

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Map of places to visit near Barrais-Bussolles

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Markets in and near Barrais-Bussolles

  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (8km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (25km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (25km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (26km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (26km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Barrais-Bussolles, France

What to do at Barrais-Bussolles? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Barrais-Bussolles.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (26km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (34km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (35km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (48km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (52km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (37km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Barrais-Bussolles is in the south of France at 42 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Barrais-Bussolles is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barrais-Bussolles

Canton: Lapalisse

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Barrais-Bussolles

from Moulins (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Barrais-Bussolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelaroche, Bert and Loddes.

This page in French: Visiter Barrais-Bussolles

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