Cisternes-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cisternes-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Cisternes-la-Foret 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 29 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Cisternes-la-Foret is 342 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 16 km and Puy de Dome at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cisternes-la-Foret, 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 Cisternes-la-Foret 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 Cisternes-la-Foret

Markets in and near Cisternes-la-Foret

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (23km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (25km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (32km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Cisternes-la-Foret, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cisternes-la-Foret, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cisternes-la-Foret.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (33km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (35km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (16km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (31km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (32km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (21km)
  • Lac du Guery (21km)
  • Puy de Sancy (30km)
  • Lac Pavin (36km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cisternes-la-Foret

Canton: Pontgibaud

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63740

Distance to Cisternes-la-Foret

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 342 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cisternes-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combrailles, Gelles, La Goutelle, Prondines and Saint-Hilaire-les-Monges.

This page in French: Visiter Cisternes-la-Foret