Charensat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charensat: highlights and tourist information

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Charensat 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 41 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Charensat is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Volvic at 34 km and Puy de Dome at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charensat, 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 Charensat 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 Charensat

Markets in and near Charensat

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (25km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (35km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (37km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (38km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (38km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (39km)

More information about Charensat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Charensat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Charensat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (35km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (50km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (46km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (33km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (43km)
  • Lac du Guery (44km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (38km)
  • Montmarault (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charensat

Canton: Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63640

Distance to Charensat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 445 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biollet, Espinasse, Montel-de-Gelat and Vergheas.

This page in French: Visiter Charensat