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Chassenard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chassenard in Allier

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 11 km from Chassenard

Visit Chassenard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 11 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chassenard, 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 Chassenard in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 11 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chassenard


Markets in and near Chassenard

  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (11km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (19km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Chassenard, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chassenard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (11km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (11km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (12km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (24km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (27km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (22km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (29km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (28km)

Geography and distances

Chassenard is in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Chassenard is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chassenard

Canton: Donjon

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chassenard

from Moulins (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Digoin, Molinet, Saint-Leger-sur-Vouzance, Saint-Yan and Varenne-Saint-Germain.

This page in French: Visiter Chassenard

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