Dompierre-sur-Besbre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dompierre-sur-Besbre in Allier

Photo is of Moulins at 27 km from Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Visit Dompierre-sur-Besbre: highlights and tourist information

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Dompierre-sur-Besbre is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Tourist classifications for Dompierre-sur-Besbre include "theme park".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moulins at 27 km and Lapalisse at 30 km.

Dompierre-sur-Besbre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 34 km (direction 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 35 km (direction 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
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at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide

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Markets in and near Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Market days in Dompierre-sur-Besbre: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (0km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (29km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (30km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Dompierre-sur-Besbre, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (34km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (35km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (42km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (48km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (41km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (4km)

Geography and distances

Dompierre-sur-Besbre is in the south of France at 27 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Dompierre-sur-Besbre is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Canton: Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Dompierre-sur-Besbre

from Moulins (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 382 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Dompierre-sur-Besbre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Diou, Saint-Aubin-sur-Loire, Saint-Pourcain-sur-Besbre and Saligny-sur-Roudon.

This page in French: Visiter Dompierre-sur-Besbre


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