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Chanonat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chanonat: highlights and tourist information

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Chanonat 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 10 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chanonat is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 4 km and Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chanonat, 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 Chanonat 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 Chanonat

Markets in and near Chanonat

  • Aubiere: market Sunday (6km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (12km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)

More information about Chanonat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chanonat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (25km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (20km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (24km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (42km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (0km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (4km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (15km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (23km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (27km)
  • Puy de Sancy (29km)
  • Signal du Luguet (41km)
  • Bois Noirs (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chanonat

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63450

Distance to Chanonat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceyrat, Cournols, La Roche-Blanche, Le Crest, Orcet, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Romagnat, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Sandoux, Saint-Saturnin, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter Chanonat

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