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Gerzat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 6 km from Gerzat

Visit Gerzat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 6 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gerzat, 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 Gerzat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom guide
 
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Volvic

Volvic

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Billom

Billom

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Murol guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Courpiere guide

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Map of places to visit near Gerzat

 
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Markets in and near Gerzat

Market days in Gerzat: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Gerzat: market Sunday (0km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (9km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Gerzat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (28km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (4km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (10km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (5km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (15km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (34km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (37km)
  • Lac Pavin (42km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (42km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)
  • Bois Noirs (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gerzat is in the southern-centre of France at 7 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Gerzat is 342 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gerzat

Canton: Gerzat

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63360

Distance to Gerzat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 342 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnat, Blanzat, Cebazat, Chamalieres, Chappes, Chateaugay, Clermont-Ferrand, Lussat, Malintrat, Marsat, Menetrol and Saint-Beauzire.

This page in French: Visiter Gerzat

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