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Photo of Chas in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Billom at 4 km from Chas

Visit Chas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 4 km and Montpeyroux at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chas, 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 Chas in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Billom

Billom

at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
 
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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Riom

Riom

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thiers guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chas

 
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Markets in and near Chas

  • Billom: market Monday (4km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (7km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (13km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (15km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Chas, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (16km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (15km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (20km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (17km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (23km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)
  • Puy de Sancy (45km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chas is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chas is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chas

Canton: Vertaizon

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63160

Distance to Chas

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billom, Bouzel, Chauriat, Dallet, Espirat, La Roche-Noire, Mezel, Moissat, Montmorin, Perignat-sur-Allier, Pont-du-Chateau, Reignat, Saint-Bonnet-les-Allier, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Saint-Julien-de-Coppel, Vassel and Vertaizon.

This page in French: Visiter Chas

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