Bellenaves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 6 km from Bellenaves

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bellenaves in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 6 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 20 km.

Bellenaves, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Vichy

Vichy

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Riom

Riom

at 34 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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Mozac

Mozac

at 37 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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Volvic

Volvic

at 37 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Montlucon

Montlucon

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each contributed monuments...

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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 43 km (direction east)

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

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Herisson

Herisson

at 44 km (direction north-west)

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

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Moulins

Moulins

at 45 km (direction north-east)

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

See Moulins guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 47 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre of Clermont-Ferrand...

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Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 47 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important romanesque churches...

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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

What to do at Bellenaves? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Bellenaves is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Bellenaves is 300 kilometres from Paris).

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