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La Tour-d'Auvergne tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Tour-d'Auvergne: highlights and tourist information

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La Tour-d'Auvergne is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bourboule at 7 km and Mont-Dore at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Tour-d'Auvergne, 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 Tour-d'Auvergne in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


Castle at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Murol guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman...

See Orcival guide


at 25 km (direction east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Cantal department

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone...

See Meymac guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Tour-d'Auvergne


Markets in and near La Tour-d'Auvergne

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (7km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (10km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (19km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (30km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (35km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)

More information about La Tour-d'Auvergne, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Tour-d'Auvergne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (54km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (20km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (30km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (36km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (39km)
  • Verger de Déduit (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (10km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (11km)
  • Lac du Guery (14km)
  • Lac Pavin (16km)
  • Signal du Luguet (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (45km)
  • Mozac (49km)
  • Marsat (49km)
  • Riom (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (50km)

Geography and distances

La Tour-d'Auvergne is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: La Tour-d'Auvergne is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Tour-d'Auvergne

Canton: Tour-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63680

Distance to La Tour-d'Auvergne

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 605 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Tour-d'Auvergne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnols, Chastreix and Tauves.

This page in French: Visiter La Tour-d'Auvergne

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