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Durtol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Durtol in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Clermont-Ferrand at 3 km from Durtol

Visit Durtol: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand at 3 km and Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 3 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Durtol, 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 Durtol in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Volvic guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mozac guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide


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

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Billom guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Castle at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Murol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide

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

Map of places to visit near Durtol


Markets in and near Durtol

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (7km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (8km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Durtol, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Durtol, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (35km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (5km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (14km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (15km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (4km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (12km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (32km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (27km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (35km)
  • Lac Pavin (36km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Durtol is in the southern-centre of France at 3 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Durtol is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Durtol

Canton: Royat

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63830

Distance to Durtol

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 471 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubiere, Beaumont, Blanzat, Cebazat, Chamalieres, Chanat-la-Mouteyre, Clermont-Ferrand, Malauzat, Nohanent, Puy-de-Dome, Royat and Sayat.

This page in French: Visiter Durtol

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