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La Bourboule tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Bourboule: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in France

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Bourboule. For detailed visitor information see the La Bourboule travel guide.

La Bourboule 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 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: La Bourboule is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 13 km and Murol at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Bourboule, 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 La Bourboule 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 La Bourboule

Markets in and near La Bourboule

Market days in La Bourboule: weekly market: Saturday;

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (0km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (5km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (30km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about La Bourboule, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Bourboule, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (45km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (46km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (13km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (32km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (34km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (40km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (43km)
  • Verger de Déduit (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (3km)
  • Lac du Guery (7km)
  • Puy de Sancy (9km)
  • Lac Pavin (15km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (41km)
  • Marsat (41km)
  • Riom (45km)
  • Salins (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bourboule

Canton: Rochefort-Montagne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63150

Distance to La Bourboule

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mont-Dore, Murat-le-Quaire and Saint-Sauves-d'Auvergne.

This page in French: Visiter La Bourboule

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