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La Forie tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Forie: highlights and tourist information

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La Forie 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 57 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: La Forie is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 5 km and Olliergues at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Forie, 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 Forie 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 Forie


Markets in and near La Forie

  • Ambert: market Thursday (5km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (20km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (24km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (25km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (25km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (26km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about La Forie, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Forie, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (47km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (26km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (10km)
  • Bois Noirs (12km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Forie

Canton: Ambert

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63600

Distance to La Forie

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambert, Job, Thiolieres and Valcivieres.

This page in French: Visiter La Forie

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