La Roche-Blanche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Saturnin at 6 km from La Roche-Blanche

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La Roche-Blanche 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 La Roche-Blanche in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 6 km and Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 9 km.

La Roche-Blanche, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Billom guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mozac guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Volvic guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoire guide


Castle at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Murol guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Riom guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Orcival guide

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Map of places to visit near La Roche-Blanche


Markets in and near La Roche-Blanche

  • Aubiere: market Sunday (5km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (11km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (13km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (13km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)

More information about La Roche-Blanche, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Roche-Blanche, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (26km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (22km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (23km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (3km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (4km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (15km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (22km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (26km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (30km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (31km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)
  • Bois Noirs (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Roche-Blanche is in the southern-centre of France at 10 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: La Roche-Blanche is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-Blanche

Canton: Veyre-Monton

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63670

Distance to La Roche-Blanche

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 474 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Roche-Blanche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubiere, Beaumont, Ceyrat, Chanonat, Corent, Cournon-d'Auvergne, Le Cendre, Le Crest, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Orcet, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Romagnat, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Saturnin, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-Blanche