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Bort-l'Etang tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bort-l'Etang in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Courpiere at 9 km from Bort-l'Etang

Visit Bort-l'Etang: highlights and tourist information

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Bort-l'Etang is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Courpiere at 9 km and Billom at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bort-l'Etang, 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 Bort-l'Etang in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateldon guide


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

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mozac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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 Bort-l'Etang


Markets in and near Bort-l'Etang

  • Lezoux: market Saturday (6km)
  • Billom: market Monday (9km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (18km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (20km)

Hotels near Bort-l'Etang

More information about Bort-l'Etang, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bort-l'Etang, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (6km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (24km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (26km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (30km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (32km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)
  • Lac Pavin (53km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Bort-l'Etang is in the southern-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Bort-l'Etang is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bort-l'Etang

Canton: Billom

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63190

Distance to Bort-l'Etang

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bort-l'Etang from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bongheat, Glaine-Montaigut, Lezoux, Moissat, Neuville, Peschadoires, Ravel, Reignat, Saint-Jean-d'Heurs and Sermentizon.

This page in French: Visiter Bort-l'Etang

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