Champs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champs: highlights and tourist information

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Champs 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 30 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Champs is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 16 km and Riom at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champs, 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 Champs 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 Champs

Markets in and near Champs

  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (10km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (23km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (24km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (26km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (26km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (28km)

More information about Champs, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Champs, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Champs.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (26km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (16km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (21km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (40km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champs

Canton: Combronde

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63440

Distance to Champs

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 450 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artonne, Joserand, Marcillat, Montcel, Saint-Agoulin, Saint-Hilaire-la-Croix, Saint-Pardoux and Saint-Quintin-sur-Sioule.

This page in French: Visiter Champs