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Visit Chambon-sur-Lac: highlights and tourist information

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Chambon-sur-Lac 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 28 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chambon-sur-Lac is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Murol at 4 km and Mont-Dore at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambon-sur-Lac, 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-Lac 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-Lac

Markets in and near Chambon-sur-Lac

  • Murol: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (7km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (12km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (18km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (26km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Chambon-sur-Lac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chambon-sur-Lac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (42km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (46km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (13km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (28km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (32km)
  • Verger de Déduit (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (8km)
  • Puy de Sancy (8km)
  • Lac Pavin (8km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (11km)
  • Signal du Luguet (27km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (37km)
  • Marsat (37km)
  • Riom (40km)
  • Salins (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambon-sur-Lac

Canton: Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63790

Distance to Chambon-sur-Lac

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 603 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 284 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, Murol and Saint-Victor-la-Riviere.

This page in French: Visiter Chambon-sur-Lac

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