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Gelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orcival at 11 km from Gelles

Visit Gelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 11 km and Puy de Dome at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gelles, 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 Gelles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Orcival

Orcival

at 11 km (direction south-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 16 km (direction east)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the...

See Puy de Dome guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 20 km (direction south)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide
 
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Volvic

Volvic

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world...

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements...

See Mozac guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Riom

Riom

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments...

See Riom guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gelles

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Markets in and near Gelles

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (22km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (27km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (30km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Gelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (28km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (32km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (27km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (18km)
  • Lac du Guery (18km)
  • Puy de Sancy (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Gelles is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Gelles is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gelles

Canton: Rochefort-Montagne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63740

Distance to Gelles

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cisternes-la-Foret, Heume-l'Eglise and Saint-Pierre-Roche.

This page in French: Visiter Gelles

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