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Jaligny-sur-Besbre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jaligny-sur-Besbre in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 15 km from Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Visit Jaligny-sur-Besbre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 15 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jaligny-sur-Besbre, 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 Jaligny-sur-Besbre in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 37 km (direction 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 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 41 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 41 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 45 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jaligny-sur-Besbre


Markets in and near Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Market days in Jaligny-sur-Besbre: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Jaligny-sur-Besbre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (35km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (47km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (44km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (44km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (14km)

Geography and distances

Jaligny-sur-Besbre is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Jaligny-sur-Besbre is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Canton: Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Jaligny-sur-Besbre

from Moulins (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelperron, Chavroches, Cindre, Saint-Voir, Sorbier, Thionne, Treteau, Trezelles and Varennes-sur-Teche.

This page in French: Visiter Jaligny-sur-Besbre

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