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Chappes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom at 9 km from Chappes

Visit Chappes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 9 km and Mozac at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chappes, 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 Chappes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Riom

Riom

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
 
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Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Billom

Billom

at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Thiers guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part...

See Chateldon guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village...

See Charroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Chappes

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Markets in and near Chappes

  • Gerzat: market Sunday (8km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (10km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (13km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (16km)

More information about Chappes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chappes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (24km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (44km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (4km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (12km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (18km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (20km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (22km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (36km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (40km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Lac Pavin (49km)
  • Puy de Sancy (49km)
  • Bois Noirs (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chappes is in the southern-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chappes is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chappes

Canton: Ennezat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63720

Distance to Chappes

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 400 km

from Bordeaux: 318 km

from Strasbourg: 456 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavaroux, Clerlande, Ennezat, Entraigues, Gerzat, Les Martres-d'Artiere, Lussat, Saint-Beauzire, Saint-Ignat and Saint-Laure.

This page in French: Visiter Chappes

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