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Champetieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champetieres in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Ambert at 5 km from Champetieres

Visit Champetieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 5 km and Olliergues at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champetieres, 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 Champetieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Ambert

Ambert

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ambert guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Olliergues guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
 
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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide
Auzon

Auzon

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

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

See Auzon guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 36 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide
Billom

Billom

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Billom guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

See Thiers guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champetieres

 
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Markets in and near Champetieres

  • Ambert: market Thursday (5km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (12km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (23km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (24km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (24km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (31km)

More information about Champetieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Champetieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (32km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (47km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (56km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (5km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (12km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Champetieres is in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Champetieres is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champetieres

Canton: Ambert

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63600

Distance to Champetieres

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambert, Le Monestier, Marsac-en-Livradois and Saint-Ferreol-Des-Cotes.

This page in French: Visiter Champetieres

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