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Blanzat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blanzat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Mozac at 5 km from Blanzat

Visit Blanzat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mozac at 5 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Blanzat, 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 Blanzat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Mozac

Mozac

at 5 km (direction )

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

See Mozac guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Volvic guide
 
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Riom

Riom

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Riom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Billom

Billom

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Blanzat

 
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Markets in and near Blanzat

  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (5km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (9km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (22km)

Hotels near Blanzat

More information about Blanzat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Blanzat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (33km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (8km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (10km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (0km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (15km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (24km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (31km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (34km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Blanzat is in the southern-centre of France at 5 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Blanzat is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blanzat

Canton: Gerzat

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63112

Distance to Blanzat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cebazat, Chanat-la-Mouteyre, Chateaugay, Clermont-Ferrand, Durtol, Gerzat, Malauzat, Marsat, Menetrol, Nohanent, Puy-de-Dome, Sayat and Volvic.

This page in French: Visiter Blanzat

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