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Briffons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briffons in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of La Bourboule at 14 km from Briffons

Visit Briffons: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bourboule at 14 km and Orcival at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Briffons, 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 Briffons in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 14 km (direction south-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Orcival guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 18 km (direction south-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours...

See Mont-Dore guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
 
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Murol

Murol

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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 35 km (direction 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 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Volvic guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mozac guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Briffons

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Markets in and near Briffons

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (14km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (18km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (30km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Briffons, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Briffons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (15km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (35km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (36km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (13km)
  • Lac du Guery (16km)
  • Puy de Sancy (22km)
  • Lac Pavin (29km)
  • Signal du Luguet (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Briffons is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Briffons is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Briffons

Canton: Bourg-Lastic

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63820

Distance to Briffons

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 427 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Heume-l'Eglise, Laqueuille, Saint-Germain-Pres-Herment, Saint-Julien-Puy-Laveze and Tortebesse.

This page in French: Visiter Briffons

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