Fournols tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fournols: highlights and tourist information

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Fournols 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 49 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Fournols is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 13 km and Sauxillanges at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fournols, 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 Fournols 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 Fournols

Markets in and near Fournols

  • Ambert: market Thursday (12km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (16km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (19km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (24km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (27km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (29km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Fournols, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Fournols, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fournols.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (50km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (51km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (26km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (31km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (4km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fournols

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63980

Distance to Fournols

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fournols 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, Chambon-sur-Dolore, Echandelys and Le Monestier.

This page in French: Visiter Fournols