Grandrif tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grandrif in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Ambert at 8 km from Grandrif

Visit Grandrif: highlights and tourist information

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Grandrif 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 Grandrif in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 8 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 22 km.

Grandrif, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ambert

Ambert

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the major attraction...

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Olliergues

Olliergues

at 24 km (direction north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

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Allegre

Allegre

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the views after...

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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 35 km (direction west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 35 km (direction north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

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Auzon

Auzon

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has the roman...

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church in the...

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Billom

Billom

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Thiers

Thiers

at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

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Issoire

Issoire

at 44 km (direction west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and unspoiled town...

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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 45 km (direction east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

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Markets in and near Grandrif

  • Ambert: market Thursday (8km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (13km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (16km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (19km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (21km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (23km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (29km)

More information about Grandrif, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Grandrif, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (3km)
  • Bois Noirs (14km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Grandrif is in the southern-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Grandrif is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grandrif

Canton: Saint-Anthème

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63600

Distance to Grandrif

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 454 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baffie, Eglisolles, Saint-Just and Saint-Martin-Des-Olmes.

This page in French: Visiter Grandrif