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Courgoul tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courgoul in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Saint-Floret at 7 km from Courgoul

Visit Courgoul: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 7 km and Saint-Nectaire at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Courgoul, 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 Courgoul in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Castle at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Murol guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest...

See Blesle guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 26 km (direction east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courgoul


Markets in and near Courgoul

  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (11km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (19km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (22km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (25km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Courgoul, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Courgoul, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (12km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (11km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (45km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (17km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (21km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (12km)
  • Puy de Sancy (18km)
  • Signal du Luguet (20km)
  • Lac du Guery (20km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (32km)

Geography and distances

Courgoul is in the southern-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Courgoul is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courgoul

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63320

Distance to Courgoul

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 494 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagne, Clemensat, Creste, Dauzat-sur-Vodable, Saint-Diery, Saint-Floret, Saint-Pierre-Colamine, Saurier and Valbeleix.

This page in French: Visiter Courgoul

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