Flat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Flat: highlights and tourist information

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Flat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Flat is 372 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Flat

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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