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Echandelys tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echandelys in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Sauxillanges at 12 km from Echandelys

Visit Echandelys: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauxillanges at 12 km and Usson at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Echandelys, 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 Echandelys in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Ambert guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Olliergues guide
 
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Auzon

Auzon

at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Courpiere guide
Billom

Billom

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 35 km (direction west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating...

See Thiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Echandelys

 
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Markets in and near Echandelys

  • Ambert: market Thursday (16km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (21km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (21km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (22km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (23km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (25km)
  • Billom: market Monday (25km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Echandelys, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (26km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (22km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (45km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (48km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (22km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (39km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (8km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Signal du Luguet (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Echandelys is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Echandelys is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echandelys

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63980

Distance to Echandelys

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix-la-Fayette, Condat-les-Montboissier, Fournols and Saint-Genes-la-Tourette.

This page in French: Visiter Echandelys

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