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Apchat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Blesle at 8 km from Apchat

Visit Apchat: highlights and tourist information

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Apchat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Auzon

Auzon

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

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoire guide
 
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Brioude

Brioude

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Usson guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 24 km (direction north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 26 km (direction west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 26 km (direction north-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de...

See Murol guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

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

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide

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

Map of places to visit near Apchat

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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

What to do at Apchat? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Apchat is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Apchat is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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

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