Charbonnier-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 7 km from Charbonnier-les-Mines

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Charbonnier-les-Mines is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Charbonnier-les-Mines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 7 km and Usson at 13 km.

Charbonnier-les-Mines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small village of...

See Blesle guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide


at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church in the...

See Brioude guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has the roman...

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Castle at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murol guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Billom guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the major attraction...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide

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Markets in and near Charbonnier-les-Mines

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (3km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (3km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (14km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (22km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (25km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (29km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Charbonnier-les-Mines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (10km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (14km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (14km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (25km)
  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (20km)

Geography and distances

Charbonnier-les-Mines is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Charbonnier-les-Mines is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charbonnier-les-Mines

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Charbonnier-les-Mines

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 488 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Charbonnier-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Brassac-les-Mines, Chalus, Chambezon, Collanges, Frugeres-les-Mines, Jumeaux, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Moriat, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Gervazy, Sainte-Florine, Vergongheon, Vezezoux and Vichel.

This page in French: Visiter Charbonnier-les-Mines