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Champeix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champeix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 4 km and Montpeyroux at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champeix, 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 Champeix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 10 km (direction west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
 
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Issoire

Issoire

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Murol guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 19 km (direction east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Billom

Billom

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide

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Map of places to visit near Champeix

 
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Markets in and near Champeix

Market days in Champeix: weekly market: Friday;

  • Champeix: market Friday (0km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (11km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (17km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (18km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Champeix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Champeix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (13km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (36km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (36km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (12km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (16km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (21km)
  • Lac du Guery (24km)
  • Puy de Sancy (25km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (28km)
  • Signal du Luguet (30km)
  • Bois Noirs (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Champeix is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Champeix is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champeix

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63320

Distance to Champeix

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 604 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Chadeleuf, Chidrac, Clemensat, Grandeyrolles, La Sauvetat, Ludesse, Meilhaud, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Montpeyroux, Neschers, Pardines, Perrier, Plauzat, Saint-Cirgues-sur-Couze, Saint-Floret, Saint-Sandoux and Saint-Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Champeix

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