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Cournols tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Saturnin at 5 km from Cournols

Visit Cournols: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 5 km and Saint-Nectaire at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cournols, 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 Cournols in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
 
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Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Bourboule guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Billom

Billom

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cournols

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Markets in and near Cournols

  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (10km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (16km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (17km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Cournols, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (23km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (4km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (21km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (38km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (7km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (11km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (15km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (21km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (17km)
  • Lac Pavin (20km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (21km)
  • Puy de Sancy (21km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cournols is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Cournols is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cournols

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63450

Distance to Cournols

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aydat, Chanonat, Olloix and Saint-Saturnin.

This page in French: Visiter Cournols

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