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 region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), 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).

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!


... 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

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

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