Bellenaves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bellenaves: highlights and tourist information

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Bellenaves is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Bellenaves is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 6 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bellenaves, 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 Bellenaves in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Bellenaves

Markets in and near Bellenaves

Market days in Bellenaves: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (10km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (27km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (27km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (28km)

More information about Bellenaves, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bellenaves, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (33km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (29km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (9km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (16km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bellenaves

Canton: Ébreuil

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bellenaves

from Moulins (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantelle, Chezelle, Chirat-l'Eglise, Coutansouze, Deneuille-les-Chantelle, Naves, Sussat, Taxat-Senat, Valignat and Veauce.

This page in French: Visiter Bellenaves