Nestled in a former windmill by the river Besbre, our 3 star hotel offers a getaway in the middle of the countryside for your stay at Lapalisse in Auvergne. Allier is a mosaic of varied parts of countryside, and with more than thirty towns and villages listed for their flowers, is a destination of choice to get away from it all.
Only 20km from the Moulin Marin is Vichy, a town known for its thermal baths, its prestigious operas and casino, its vast green spaces and its easy lifestyle… you will discover architecture from different eras, where the Second Empire stands side by side with Napoleonic chalets, Art Nouveau and Belle Epoque.
Your stay at the Moulin Marin will also be an occasion to discover the town of Moulin, capital of the Bourbon Duchies and its famous national costume museum where nearly 10,000 costumes from the Comédie Française, the Opéra de Paris and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France are on display. The Moulin Marin is not far from Roanne, listed Ville Métiers d'art or "craft town", which has craftspeople of very varied skills: bookbinding, pottery, gilding, metalwork, pottery…
As a family or among friends on your holiday in Allier, visit the Le Pal theme park and zoo near the Moulin Marin, which has more than 26 attractions and 600 animals from the 5 continents evolving in their reconstituted natural habitat. Allier is a department with a rich heritage offering activities and leisure trips for those who love nature and its sensations. The many rivers are an opportunity to do canoeing, kayaking or rafting while the Tronçais forest, the Bourbonnais Mountain and the Gorges de la Sioule can be explored on foot, on bike, on horseback or by motorbike for unforgettable day trips.