Chateau-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chateau-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Chateau-sur-Cher 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 55 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chateau-sur-Cher is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 25 km and Aubusson at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chateau-sur-Cher, 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 Chateau-sur-Cher 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 Chateau-sur-Cher

Markets in and near Chateau-sur-Cher

  • Pionsat: market Friday (11km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (22km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (24km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (27km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (35km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (36km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Chateau-sur-Cher, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chateau-sur-Cher, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (36km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (51km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (32km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (26km)
  • Montmarault (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateau-sur-Cher

Canton: Pionsat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63330

Distance to Chateau-sur-Cher

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chateau-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Fontanieres, Marcillat-en-Combraille, Saint-Fargeol, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Marcel-en-Marcillat and Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat.

This page in French: Visiter Chateau-sur-Cher