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

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Champeix

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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