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Chambon-sur-Dolore tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chambon-sur-Dolore in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Ambert at 12 km from Chambon-sur-Dolore

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-Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Ambert

Ambert

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Olliergues guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
 
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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Courpiere guide
Billom

Billom

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chambon-sur-Dolore

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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

What to do at Chambon-sur-Dolore? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Chambon-sur-Dolore is 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).

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

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