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Visit Cournols: highlights and tourist information

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Cournols 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 16 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Cournols is 360 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Cournols


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)

More information about Cournols, Auvergne

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)

Geography and distances

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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