Apchat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Apchat: highlights and tourist information

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Apchat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Apchat is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 8 km and Auzon at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Apchat, 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 Apchat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Apchat

Markets in and near Apchat

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (14km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (15km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (19km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (21km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Apchat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Apchat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Apchat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (10km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (19km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (19km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (14km)
  • Lac Pavin (23km)
  • Puy de Sancy (30km)
  • Lac du Guery (35km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (38km)
  • Bois Noirs (42km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (47km)
  • Puy Griou (48km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Apchat

Canton: Ardes

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63420

Distance to Apchat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 298 km

from Strasbourg: 498 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardes, Augnat, Collanges, Madriat, Rentieres, Saint-Gervazy and Torsiac.

This page in French: Visiter Apchat