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Le Donjon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Donjon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 16 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Donjon, 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 Le Donjon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 21 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 25 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
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 27 km (direction east-north-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
Vichy

Vichy

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Donjon

 
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Markets in and near Le Donjon

Market days in Le Donjon: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (21km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (21km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (27km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (32km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Donjon, France

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

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) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (19km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (27km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (28km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (40km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (46km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (50km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Donjon is in the south of France at 43 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Le Donjon is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Donjon

Canton: Donjon

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Donjon

from Moulins (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lenax, Liernolles and Saint-Didier-en-Donjon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Donjon

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