Bresnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bresnay in Allier

Photo is of Souvigny at 11 km from Bresnay

Visit Bresnay: highlights and tourist information

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Bresnay 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 Bresnay in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 11 km and Moulins at 15 km.

Bresnay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vichy guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Herisson guide


at 51 km (direction west)

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

See Montlucon guide

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Map of places to visit near Bresnay


Markets in and near Bresnay

  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (22km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (29km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Bresnay, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bresnay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (37km)
  • Foret de Troncais (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (30km)

Geography and distances

Bresnay is in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Bresnay is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bresnay

Canton: Souvigny

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bresnay

from Moulins (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 439 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besson, Chatel-de-Neuvre, Chemilly, Meillard and Treban.

This page in French: Visiter Bresnay