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Visit Billom: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm in the centre of Billom

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Billom. For detailed visitor information see the Billom travel guide.

Billom 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 21 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Billom is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 16 km and Sauxillanges at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Billom, 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 Billom 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 Billom

Markets in and near Billom

Market days in Billom: weekly market: Monday;

  • Billom: market Monday (0km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (11km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (12km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (18km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (18km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Billom, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Billom, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (13km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (19km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (23km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (19km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (22km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (23km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (32km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (32km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Lac Pavin (44km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (46km)
  • Puy de Sancy (47km)
  • Signal du Luguet (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Billom

Canton: Billom

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63160

Distance to Billom

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 384 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouzel, Chas, Chauriat, Egliseneuve-Pres-Billom, Espirat, Fayet-le-Chateau, Glaine-Montaigut, Moissat, Montmorin, Ravel, Reignat, Saint-Julien-de-Coppel, Vassel and Vertaizon.

This page in French: Visiter Billom

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