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Sorbier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lapalisse at 13 km from Sorbier

Visit Sorbier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 13 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sorbier, 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 Sorbier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 31 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
 
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Moulins

Moulins

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

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

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 37 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 37 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
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 40 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 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

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

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

See Chateldon guide

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Map of places to visit near Sorbier

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Markets in and near Sorbier

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (13km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (17km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (24km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (30km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (31km)

More information about Sorbier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sorbier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (30km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (38km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (41km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (47km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (49km)

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) (16km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sorbier is in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Sorbier is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sorbier

Canton: Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sorbier

from Moulins (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bert, Chatelperron, Chavroches, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Montcombroux-les-Mines, Saint-Leon, Trezelles and Varennes-sur-Teche.

This page in French: Visiter Sorbier

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