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Gimeaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gimeaux in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Riom at 6 km from Gimeaux

Visit Gimeaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 6 km and Mozac at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gimeaux, 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 Gimeaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Riom

Riom

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
 
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Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Billom

Billom

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 33 km (direction east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 37 km (direction east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gimeaux

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Markets in and near Gimeaux

  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (14km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (18km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (18km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (19km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (20km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (22km)

More information about Gimeaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Gimeaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (5km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (13km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (22km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (24km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (27km)
  • Lac du Guery (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gimeaux is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Gimeaux is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gimeaux

Canton: Combronde

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63200

Distance to Gimeaux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 457 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artonne, Aubiat, Beauregard-Vendon, Cellule, Chatelguyon, Combronde, Davayat, Enval, La Moutade, Pessat-Villeneuve, Prompsat, Saint-Bonnet-Pres-Riom, Saint-Myon, Teilhede and Yssac-la-Tourette.

This page in French: Visiter Gimeaux

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