Briffons tourism and travel guide

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Visit Briffons: highlights and tourist information

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Briffons 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 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Briffons is 352 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Briffons

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

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

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Briffons

Canton: Bourg-Lastic

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

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