Aydat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aydat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Saint-Nectaire at 9 km from Aydat

Visit Aydat: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aydat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Nectaire at 9 km and Murol at 9 km.

Aydat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Castle at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Murol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre of Clermont-Ferrand...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 16 km (direction north-east)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important romanesque churches...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in...

See La Bourboule guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Volvic guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mozac guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide

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Markets in and near Aydat

  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (15km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (15km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (16km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (17km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (20km)

More information about Aydat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Aydat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (27km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (6km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (25km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (30km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (10km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (10km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (13km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (25km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (13km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (16km)
  • Puy de Sancy (19km)
  • Lac Pavin (19km)
  • Signal du Luguet (36km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Aydat is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Aydat is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aydat

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63970

Distance to Aydat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurieres, Cournols, Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, Olloix and Saulzet-le-Froid.

This page in French: Visiter Aydat