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Lachaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateldon at 6 km from Lachaux

Visit Lachaux: highlights and tourist information

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Lachaux is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 6 km and Thiers at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lachaux, 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 Lachaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chateldon

Chateldon

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has...

See Thiers guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the...

See Courpiere guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 36 km (direction south)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Billom

Billom

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Billom guide
Riom

Riom

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical...

See Riom guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the...

See Charroux guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early...

See Mozac guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is...

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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Map of places to visit near Lachaux

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Markets in and near Lachaux

  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (19km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (20km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (22km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Lachaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lachaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (25km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (44km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (49km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (53km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (19km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (48km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (51km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Lachaux is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Lachaux is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lachaux

Canton: Châteldon

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63290

Distance to Lachaux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateldon, Ferrieres-sur-Sichon and La Guillermie.

This page in French: Visiter Lachaux

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