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Ars-les-Favets tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ars-les-Favets in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Montlucon at 20 km from Ars-les-Favets

Visit Ars-les-Favets: highlights and tourist information

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Ars-les-Favets is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 20 km and Charroux at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ars-les-Favets, 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 Ars-les-Favets in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have...

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village...

See Charroux guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the...

See Herisson guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 43 km (direction south-east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical...

See Riom guide


at 44 km (direction south-east)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early...

See Mozac guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide


at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes...

See Souvigny guide


at 52 km (direction south-east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here...

See Aubusson guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 53 km (direction south-east)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the...

See Moulins guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ars-les-Favets


Markets in and near Ars-les-Favets

  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (7km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (11km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (11km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (25km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (27km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Ars-les-Favets, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ars-les-Favets, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (49km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (40km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (16km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (21km)
  • Gouzon (40km)

Geography and distances

Ars-les-Favets is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Ars-les-Favets is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ars-les-Favets

Canton: Montaigut

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63700

Distance to Ars-les-Favets

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ars-les-Favets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Celle, La Crouzille, Montaigut, Ronnet, Saint-Eloy-les-Mines, Virlet and Youx.

This page in French: Visiter Ars-les-Favets

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