The area was evangelised in the 6th century by Patricius (Saint Patrice), a monk after whom the village was named. Before that, the place was known as Gentilico, Gentiliaco or Gentilly.
Église Saint-Patrice (St Patrick's Church): the 12th century church and its crypt have been listed as a monument historique since 1862. 
Château de la Chasseigne: 15th century manor house.
Château de Tâche: 16th century hunting lodge
Château de Lange: fortified house whose origin was a small 12th century castle. The present structure dates from the 15th century.
Les Fonts-Bouillants: sparkling water springs, exploited commercially between 1895 and 1975.
Fontaine des vertus: spring in forest, from the ssame origin as the Fonts-Bouillants. The water is frequently bouillonnante (bubbling), caused by the release of carbon dioxide. According to local legend, Joan of Arc washed her sword in it after liberating Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier in 1429.