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Visit Gignat: highlights and tourist information

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Gignat 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 35 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Gignat is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 8 km and Usson at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gignat, 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 Gignat 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 Gignat

Markets in and near Gignat

  • Issoire: market Saturday (7km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (11km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (12km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (14km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (23km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Gignat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Gignat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (3km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (24km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (26km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (29km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (24km)
  • Lac Pavin (26km)
  • Puy de Sancy (32km)
  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Lac du Guery (34km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (38km)
  • Puy Griou (60km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (62km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (45km)
  • Marsat (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gignat

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Gignat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoingt, Beaulieu, Bergonne, Boudes, Chalus, Collanges, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Le Broc, Les Pradeaux, Madriat, Mareugheol, Nonette, Parentignat, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Herent, Solignat, Vichel, Villeneuve-Lembron and Vodable.

This page in French: Visiter Gignat

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