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Aix-la-Fayette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aix-la-Fayette in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Sauxillanges at 12 km from Aix-la-Fayette

Visit Aix-la-Fayette: highlights and tourist information

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Aix-la-Fayette is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauxillanges at 12 km and Usson at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Aix-la-Fayette, 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 Aix-la-Fayette in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 18 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from...

See Auzon guide
 
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Olliergues

Olliergues

at 20 km (direction north-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 21 km (direction west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 27 km (direction south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in...

See Courpiere guide
Billom

Billom

at 27 km (direction north-west)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide...

See Billom guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque...

See Brioude guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and...

See Saint-Floret guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Aix-la-Fayette

 
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Markets in and near Aix-la-Fayette

  • Ambert: market Thursday (17km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (19km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (20km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (20km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (26km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Aix-la-Fayette, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (26km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (21km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (46km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (49km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (21km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (40km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (9km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Signal du Luguet (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Aix-la-Fayette is in the southern-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Aix-la-Fayette is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aix-la-Fayette

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63980

Distance to Aix-la-Fayette

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 468 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Aix-la-Fayette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chameane, Condat-les-Montboissier, Echandelys, Fournols, Saint-Genes-la-Tourette and Vernet-la-Varenne.

This page in French: Visiter Aix-la-Fayette

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