Giat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Giat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Aubusson at 28 km from Giat

Visit Giat: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Giat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 28 km and La Bourboule at 32 km.

Giat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here during several...

See Aubusson guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 32 km (direction south-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in...

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at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when you are...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in the town...

See Meymac guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 39 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 40 km (direction south), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge of a...

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at 45 km (direction east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide


Castle at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 47 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a popular leisure lake with numerous...

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at 48 km (direction east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre of Clermont-Ferrand...

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at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 49 km (direction east)

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

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Markets in and near Giat

  • Felletin: market Friday (24km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (28km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (31km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (32km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (37km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (38km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (42km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (45km)

More information about Giat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Giat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (31km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (32km)
  • Lac du Guery (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (41km)
  • Lac Pavin (48km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (46km)

Geography and distances

Giat is in the southern-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Giat is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Giat

Canton: Pontaumur

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63620

Distance to Giat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 446 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fernoel, La Celle, Verneugheol and Voingt.

This page in French: Visiter Giat