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Fayet-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Billom at 7 km from Fayet-le-Chateau

Visit Fayet-le-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Fayet-le-Chateau is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 7 km and Courpiere at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fayet-le-Chateau, 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 Fayet-le-Chateau in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Olliergues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Usson guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Issoire guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its...

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ambert guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fayet-le-Chateau


Markets in and near Fayet-le-Chateau

  • Billom: market Monday (8km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (14km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (19km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (20km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (24km)

More information about Fayet-le-Chateau, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Fayet-le-Chateau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (13km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (27km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (19km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (31km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (44km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (24km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Lac Pavin (46km)
  • Signal du Luguet (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Fayet-le-Chateau is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Fayet-le-Chateau is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fayet-le-Chateau

Canton: Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63160

Distance to Fayet-le-Chateau

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fayet-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billom, Bongheat, Egliseneuve-Pres-Billom, Estandeuil, Isserteaux, Mauzun, Montmorin, Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne, Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres and Trezioux.

This page in French: Visiter Fayet-le-Chateau

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