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Coudes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montpeyroux at 1 km from Coudes

Visit Coudes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 1 km and Issoire at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coudes, 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 Coudes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 1 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
 
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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Billom

Billom

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Murol guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coudes

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Markets in and near Coudes

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (4km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (7km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (8km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Billom: market Monday (16km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Coudes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (15km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (9km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (30km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (33km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (13km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (15km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (26km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (30km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (28km)
  • Lac du Guery (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (32km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (34km)
  • Signal du Luguet (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coudes is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Coudes is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coudes

Canton: Issoire

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63114

Distance to Coudes

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Chadeleuf, Corent, La Sauvetat, Montpeyroux, Neschers, Orbeil, Pardines, Parent, Pignols, Plauzat, Saint-Yvoine, Sauvagnat-Sainte-Marthe, Vic-le-Comte and Yronde-et-Buron.

This page in French: Visiter Coudes

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