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Chaptuzat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom at 16 km from Chaptuzat

Visit Chaptuzat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 16 km and Charroux at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaptuzat, 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 Chaptuzat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Riom

Riom

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Riom guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Charroux guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Volvic guide
 
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Vichy

Vichy

at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Chateldon guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Thiers guide
Billom

Billom

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaptuzat

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Markets in and near Chaptuzat

  • Gannat: market Saturday (8km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (12km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (17km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (23km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)

More information about Chaptuzat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chaptuzat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (26km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (14km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (14km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (34km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chaptuzat is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chaptuzat is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaptuzat

Canton: Aigueperse

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63260

Distance to Chaptuzat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigueperse, Artonne, Aubiat, Bussieres-et-Pruns, Charmes, Effiat, Montpensier, Poezat, Saint-Agoulin, Saint-Genes-du-Retz, Saint-Myon, Saint-Priest-d'Andelot and Vensat.

This page in French: Visiter Chaptuzat

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