Cournon-d'Auvergne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 10 km from Cournon-d'Auvergne

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Cournon-d'Auvergne is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cournon-d'Auvergne in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 10 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 10 km.

Cournon-d'Auvergne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Billom guide


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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mozac guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Usson guide

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Markets in and near Cournon-d'Auvergne

Market days in Cournon-d'Auvergne: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (7km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (7km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (10km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Billom: market Monday (11km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (11km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)

More information about Cournon-d'Auvergne, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cournon-d'Auvergne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (24km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (13km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (18km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (10km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (14km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (22km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (28km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (32km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (36km)
  • Lac Pavin (36km)
  • Puy de Sancy (38km)
  • Bois Noirs (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Cournon-d'Auvergne is in the southern-centre of France at 10 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Cournon-d'Auvergne is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cournon-d'Auvergne

Canton: Cournon-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63800

Distance to Cournon-d'Auvergne

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cournon-d'Auvergne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnat, Busseol, Dallet, La Roche-Blanche, La Roche-Noire, Le Cendre, Lempdes, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Mezel, Mirefleurs, Orcet, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Perignat-sur-Allier, Saint-Bonnet-les-Allier and Saint-Georges-sur-Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Cournon-d'Auvergne