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Chastreix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chastreix in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of La Bourboule at 9 km from Chastreix

Visit Chastreix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bourboule at 9 km and Mont-Dore at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chastreix, 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 Chastreix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 9 km (direction )

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Castle at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Murol guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style...

See Orcival guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to follow...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and...

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chastreix


Markets in and near Chastreix

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (8km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (9km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (15km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (32km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (33km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Chastreix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chastreix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (54km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (21km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (37km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (40km)
  • Verger de Déduit (41km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (6km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (11km)
  • Lac Pavin (12km)
  • Lac du Guery (13km)
  • Signal du Luguet (28km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (44km)
  • Mozac (48km)
  • Marsat (48km)
  • Riom (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (46km)

Geography and distances

Chastreix is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chastreix is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chastreix

Canton: Tour-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63680

Distance to Chastreix

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Tour-d'Auvergne, Picherande and Saint-Donat.

This page in French: Visiter Chastreix

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