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Photo is of Issoire at 5 km from Flat

Visit Flat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 5 km and Usson at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Flat, 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 Flat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Issoire

Issoire

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
 
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Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Billom

Billom

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Auzon

Auzon

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

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

See Auzon guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Murol guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Olliergues guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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

Map of places to visit near Flat

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Markets in and near Flat

  • Issoire: market Saturday (5km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (9km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (13km)
  • Billom: market Monday (18km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (18km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Flat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Flat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (14km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (5km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (14km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (30km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (34km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (5km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (24km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (34km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (33km)
  • Signal du Luguet (36km)
  • Lac du Guery (37km)
  • Puy de Sancy (38km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Flat is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Flat is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Flat

Canton: Issoire

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63500

Distance to Flat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulhat-Saint-Privat, Brenat, Issoire, Manglieu, Orbeil, Parent, Parentignat, Saint-Babel, Saint-Jean-en-Val, Saint-Yvoine, Sauxillanges, Usson, Varennes-sur-Usson and Yronde-et-Buron.

This page in French: Visiter Flat

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