Sidebar Menu

Charnat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charnat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Chateldon at 8 km from Charnat

Chateldon hotels best prices

Visit Charnat: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Charnat 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 32 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Charnat is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 8 km and Thiers at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Charnat, 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 Charnat 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 Charnat

Markets in and near Charnat

  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (8km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (14km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (20km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (21km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Charnat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Charnat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (16km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (36km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (10km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (35km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charnat

Canton: Lezoux

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63290

Distance to Charnat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 438 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-les-Randan, Bulhon, Crevant-Laveine, Dorat, Limons, Luzillat, Noalhat, Paslieres, Puy-Guillaume and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Charnat

Back To Top