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Isle-et-Bardais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Isle-et-Bardais in Allier

Photo is of Herisson at 21 km from Isle-et-Bardais

Visit Isle-et-Bardais: highlights and tourist information

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Isle-et-Bardais is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 21 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Isle-et-Bardais, 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 Isle-et-Bardais in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montlucon guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Moulins guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 57 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Isle-et-Bardais


Markets in and near Isle-et-Bardais

  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (12km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (23km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (28km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (41km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (42km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (42km)

More information about Isle-et-Bardais, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Isle-et-Bardais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (26km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (28km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (31km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (31km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (35km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (44km)
  • Forgeneuve (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (48km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (8km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (43km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (22km)

Geography and distances

Isle-et-Bardais is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Isle-et-Bardais is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Isle-et-Bardais

Canton: Cérilly

Arrondissement: Montluçon

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Isle-et-Bardais

from Moulins (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 479 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Isle-et-Bardais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Valigny.

This page in French: Visiter Isle-et-Bardais

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