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Boudes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boudes in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Issoire at 11 km from Boudes

Visit Boudes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 11 km and Saint-Floret at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Boudes, 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 Boudes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Issoire

Issoire

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Usson guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

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

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Billom

Billom

at 31 km (direction north-north-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 Boudes

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Markets in and near Boudes

  • Issoire: market Saturday (11km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (12km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (12km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (15km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (21km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Boudes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Boudes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (2km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (24km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (31km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (21km)
  • Lac Pavin (24km)
  • Puy de Sancy (30km)
  • Lac du Guery (33km)
  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (36km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (56km)
  • Puy Griou (56km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Boudes is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Boudes is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boudes

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Boudes

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoingt, Augnat, Bergonne, Chalus, Collanges, Gignat, Le Broc, Madriat, Mareugheol, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Gervazy, Saint-Herent, Ternant-les-Eaux, Vichel, Villeneuve-Lembron and Vodable.

This page in French: Visiter Boudes

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