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Chavaroux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom at 12 km from Chavaroux

Visit Chavaroux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 12 km and Mozac at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chavaroux, 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 Chavaroux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Riom

Riom

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Mozac guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 16 km (direction west-south-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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Billom

Billom

at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 17 km (direction west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 34 km (direction south)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chavaroux

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Markets in and near Chavaroux

  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (6km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (9km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (10km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (10km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Billom: market Monday (15km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (16km)

More information about Chavaroux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chavaroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (6km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (19km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (14km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (18km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (20km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (34km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (43km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)
  • Bois Noirs (46km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (46km)
  • Lac Pavin (49km)
  • Puy de Sancy (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chavaroux is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Chavaroux is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavaroux

Canton: Ennezat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63720

Distance to Chavaroux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 455 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauregard-l'Eveque, Chappes, Ennezat, Entraigues, Joze, Lempty, Les Martres-d'Artiere, Lussat, Malintrat, Pont-du-Chateau and Saint-Laure.

This page in French: Visiter Chavaroux

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