Le Pal - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Le Pal Park covers 35 hectares and includes an amusement park and animal area. Located in the municipality area of Saint-Pourçain-sur-Besbre, in the Allier, France. Created in 1973, the site became a theme park in 1981. It offers more than 25 attractions and more than 600 animals in semi-captivity, among several animal shows. It has around 500 animals from five continents. It also offers animals shows featuring sea lions and other birds.
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55.98km from Le Pal
The Beuvray mount , which rises to 821 meters, is part of the Massif du Morvan in Burgundy and Franche-Comte . It is located in the municipalities of Saint-Léger-sous-Beuvray and Glux-en-Glenne and Larochemillay. Its summit corresponds to the old Gallic oppidum of Bibracte , capital of the Aedui . On its flanks is the Museum of Celtic Civilization, opened to the public in 1996.
62.53km from Le Pal
Haut-Folin is the highest point in the region of Burgundy in France. It is the summit of the Morvan mountain range. It forms part of the drainage divide between the Seine and Loire rivers. It is located in the commune of Saint-Prix. There is a 40 km of cross-country skiing ski resort. One of the nice trekking destinations in this area and also a good picnic spot.
Palais ducal de Nevers
64.07km from Le Pal
The Palais Ducal, considered as one of the leading Loire châteaux, was the residence of the counts and then the dukes of Nevers. Built-in the late 15th century, it now houses the town's exhibition and reception areas, the council chambers, and an amazing aquarium containing Loire fish. it is classified as a French monument historique in the list of historic monuments of 1840.
Bernadette Soubirous Nevers
64.66km from Le Pal
Espace Bernadette Soubirous Nevers is a former convent and the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Nevers in Nevers, France, and is where the body of Saint Bernadette reposes. In 1970, it was converted into a sanctuary run by volunteers and a few sisters who administer to pilgrims and manage the building. There is also a museum that highlights the various steps in Bernadette’s life: the cachot, the grotto, Hospice of Lourdes and her time in Nevers. Some photographs and artifacts depict her
70.62km from Le Pal
The Cathedral of Saint Lazare is a Romanesque church that holds the bones of St. Lazarus. This cathedral has a stone portal on the west side with a tympanum depicting the Last Judgement. The Autun Cathedral is a magnificent display of Romanesque Art and Architecture. The sculptures created by Gislebertus successfully integrate biblical iconography relating to the new and old testament's with ease and amazing artistic ability.
Lac de Pannecière
74.62km from Le Pal
The Lake Pannecière or reservoir-lake Pannecière-Chaumard is an artificial lake located in the department of Nièvre in Burgundy, Franche-Comté, in the western part of the natural region of Morvan. Its surface area is 520 hectares, with a capacity of 82.5 hm . It is located at the confluence of the Yonne and the Houssière. It is thus both the oldest and the smallest of the great lakes of the Seine and the largest and one of the most recent great lakes of the Morvan.
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The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes administrative region covers an area of 69 711 km2 in the centre and east of the south of France. It is a collection of regions of diverse topographies, climates, natural resources, cultures, folklore, architecture, and languages.