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La Chapelle-Marcousse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Floret at 12 km from La Chapelle-Marcousse

Visit La Chapelle-Marcousse: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Marcousse is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 12 km and Blesle at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-Marcousse, 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 Chapelle-Marcousse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction )

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
 
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Murol

Murol

Castle at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Murol guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Auzon

Auzon

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

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours...

See Mont-Dore guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the...

See Brioude guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Marcousse

 
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Markets in and near La Chapelle-Marcousse

  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (15km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (16km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (18km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (19km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (25km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Marcousse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (8km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (24km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (32km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (33km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (15km)
  • Lac Pavin (17km)
  • Puy de Sancy (24km)
  • Lac du Guery (28km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (31km)
  • Bois Noirs (43km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (50km)
  • Puy Griou (51km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Marcousse is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Marcousse is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Marcousse

Canton: Ardes

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63420

Distance to La Chapelle-Marcousse

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 383 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Chapelle-Marcousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardes, Chassagne, Dauzat-sur-Vodable, Mareugheol, Mazoires, Rentieres, Saint-Herent and Ternant-les-Eaux.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Marcousse

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