Chambon-sur-Dolore tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chambon-sur-Dolore: highlights and tourist information

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Chambon-sur-Dolore 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 52 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chambon-sur-Dolore is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 12 km and Sauxillanges at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambon-sur-Dolore, 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 Chambon-sur-Dolore 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 Chambon-sur-Dolore

Markets in and near Chambon-sur-Dolore

  • Ambert: market Thursday (11km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (13km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (18km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (25km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (26km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (28km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (29km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Chambon-sur-Dolore, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chambon-sur-Dolore, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chambon-sur-Dolore.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (32km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (48km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (4km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambon-sur-Dolore

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63980

Distance to Chambon-sur-Dolore

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chambon-sur-Dolore from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fournols, Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel and Saint-Germain-l'Herm.

This page in French: Visiter Chambon-sur-Dolore