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Doranges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Doranges in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 11 km from Doranges

Visit Doranges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 11 km and Ambert at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Doranges, 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 Doranges in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 11 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 19 km (direction north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 19 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Lavaudieu guide
 
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Brioude

Brioude

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest...

See Brioude guide
Allegre

Allegre

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

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre...

See Allegre guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Usson guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Billom

Billom

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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 Doranges

 
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Markets in and near Doranges

  • Arlanc: market Monday (8km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (10km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (19km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (23km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (23km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (23km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Doranges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Doranges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (34km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (36km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (50km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (53km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (59km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (52km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (14km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Doranges is in the southern-centre of France at 59 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Doranges is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Doranges

Canton: Arlanc

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63220

Distance to Doranges

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 472 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laval-sur-Doulon, Mayres, Novacelles, Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc, Saint-Bonnet-le-Bourg, Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel and Saint-Sauveur-la-Sagne.

This page in French: Visiter Doranges

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