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Ayat-sur-Sioule tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ayat-sur-Sioule in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Volvic at 23 km from Ayat-sur-Sioule

Visit Ayat-sur-Sioule: highlights and tourist information

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Ayat-sur-Sioule is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Volvic at 23 km and Riom at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ayat-sur-Sioule, 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 Ayat-sur-Sioule in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Volvic guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Riom guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mozac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Charroux guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


at 41 km (direction south)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style...

See Orcival guide


at 42 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 42 km (direction east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 49 km (direction east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide


at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Billom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ayat-sur-Sioule


Markets in and near Ayat-sur-Sioule

  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (16km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (17km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (24km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (29km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Ayat-sur-Sioule, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ayat-sur-Sioule, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (24km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (29km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (36km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (39km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (41km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ayat-sur-Sioule is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Ayat-sur-Sioule is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ayat-sur-Sioule

Canton: Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63390

Distance to Ayat-sur-Sioule

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 315 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 462 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ayat-sur-Sioule from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blot-l'Eglise, Chateauneuf-les-Bains, Lisseuil, Menat, Neuf-Eglise, Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne, Saint-Remy-de-Blot, Sainte-Christine and Teilhet.

This page in French: Visiter Ayat-sur-Sioule

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