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Chanonat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chanonat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Saint-Saturnin at 4 km from Chanonat

Visit Chanonat: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
 
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Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Murol guide
Billom

Billom

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Billom guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Orcival guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 20 km (direction west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Riom

Riom

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chanonat

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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

 
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Geography and distances

Chanonat is in the southern-centre of France at 10 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chanonat is 356 kilometres from Paris).

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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