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Pierrefitte-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 24 km from Pierrefitte-sur-Loire

Visit Pierrefitte-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Pierrefitte-sur-Loire is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 24 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierrefitte-sur-Loire, 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 Pierrefitte-sur-Loire in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 24 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 25 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 28 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vichy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide


at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and...

See Autun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierrefitte-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Pierrefitte-sur-Loire

  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (10km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (24km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (32km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (32km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Pierrefitte-sur-Loire, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pierrefitte-sur-Loire, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (19km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (25km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (33km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (39km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (31km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (36km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (44km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (48km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Pierrefitte-sur-Loire is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Pierrefitte-sur-Loire is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrefitte-sur-Loire

Canton: Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pierrefitte-sur-Loire

from Moulins (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 375 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pierrefitte-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulanges, Diou, Gilly-sur-Loire, Perrigny-sur-Loire, Saint-Agnan and Saligny-sur-Roudon.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrefitte-sur-Loire

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