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Combrailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orcival at 24 km from Combrailles

Visit Combrailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 24 km and Puy de Dome at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Combrailles, 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 Combrailles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Volvic guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Riom guide


Castle at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Murol guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been...

See Aubusson guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Chateau de Val guide

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

Map of places to visit near Combrailles


Markets in and near Combrailles

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (30km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (32km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (36km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Combrailles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Combrailles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (24km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (38km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (39km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (28km)
  • Lac du Guery (29km)
  • Puy de Sancy (37km)
  • Lac Pavin (43km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (50km)

Geography and distances

Combrailles is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Combrailles is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Combrailles

Canton: Pontaumur

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63380

Distance to Combrailles

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 436 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cisternes-la-Foret, Landogne, Pontaumur, Puy-Saint-Gulmier, Saint-Etienne-Des-Champs and Saint-Hilaire-les-Monges.

This page in French: Visiter Combrailles

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