Gelles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gelles: highlights and tourist information

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Gelles 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 25 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Gelles is 345 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Gelles

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)

More information about Gelles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Gelles, France

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


Geography and distances

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